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  Station Information - Mount Sinai, Egypt
Mount Sinai is a mountain in the southern Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, famous for its importance in the Bible.
Sinai - of Sin (the moon god), called also Horeb, the name of the mountain district which was reached by the Hebrews in the third month after the Exodus.
The journey between Sinai and the southern boundary of the Promised Land (about 150 miles) at Kadesh was accomplished in about a year.
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 Mount Sinai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Sinai is the name of the mountain where, according to the Bible, God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses.
Sinai is most famous for its importance in the Biblical book of Exodus.
This is unsurprising since it is one of the holiest places in their religion, most famous for being the place where Moses was said in the Bible to have received the Ten Commandments from God.
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 Saint Catherines Monestary : Mount Sinai : Sinai : Egypt
In the middle of the majestic loneliness of the Sinai mountains, one of the greatest monuments of human culture - Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai is located.
Saint Catherine's and Mount Sinai lie in the heart of Sinai, approximately 200km from Dahab on the eastern coast and 300km from the Suez Canal on the upper western coast.
Sinai is most familiar to many as the great and terrible wilderness, marking the route in which the Exodus wandered for forty years.
www.embah.com /mountain_saint_catherines.htm   (717 words)

  
 Pictures of Gebel Musa (Mount Sinai), Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sinai scenery, on the road from Dahab to Al Milga
Mount Sinai as seen on the 1.5 km hike from the bus stop in Al Milga to the Monastery of St Catherine
A very short ridge extends to the east from the summit, from the camel path the ridge itself appears to be the summit.
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 Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saint Catherine's Monastery is a monastery on the Sinai peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sinai, in Egypt.
The monastery also comprises the entire Orthodox Church of Mount Sinai, an autonomous (as distinct from autocephalous) Orthodox Christian church headed by an archbishop, who is also the abbot of the monastery.
The archbishop is traditionally consecrated by the Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem.
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 Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai peninsula, at the mouth of an inaccessible gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai, in Egypt is probably the oldest continuously functioning Christian monastery.
During the 7th century, the isolated anchorites of the Sinai were eliminated: only the fortified monastery remained.
From time of the Crusades, the presence of Crusaders in the Sinai between 1099 and 1270 spurred the interest of European Christians and increased the number of intrepid pilgrims who visited the monastery.
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 Mt. Sinai, Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sinai, also called Mt. Horeb and Jebel Musa (the 'Mountain of Moses') is the center of a greatly venerated pilgrimage destination that includes the Monastery of St. Catherine and the Burning Bush, Elijah's Plateau, and Plain of ar-Raaha.
Moses, the traditional founder of Judaism, was born in Egypt, the son of a Hebrew slave.
The Israeli occupation of the Sinai in 1967, the return of the region to Egypt in 1980, and the completion of a paved road further increased the number of visitors to Jebel Musa.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sinai
The mount was called Sinai, or "the mount of God" probably before the time of Moses (Josephus, "Antiq.
Sinai was the refuge of many Christian anchorites during the third-century persecutions of the Church.
The present population of Sinai is 4000 to 6000 semi-nomadic Arabs, Mohammedans, governed by their tribal sheikhs and immediately subject to the commandant of the garrison at Qal' at un-Nakhl, under the Intelligence Department of the Egyptian War Office at Cairo.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14011a.htm   (720 words)

  
 Egyptvoyager.com - Mount Sinai - Egypt
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Mount Sinai in the South, rises to 2,285mtr.
It is the place where God is believed to have revealed the Ten Commandments to Moses.
www.egyptvoyager.com /towns_sinai_mountsinai.htm   (149 words)

  
 JS Online: Pope fulfills dream at foot of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai, Egypt - Saying he felt "great joy and deep emotion," Pope John Paul II prayed Saturday at the mountain where the Ten Commandments are believed to have come down to Moses and called himself a pilgrim "in the footsteps of God."
The pope, who spoke at St. Catherine's, the monastery at the foothills of Mount Sinai that is one of the most revered in the Greek Orthodox Church, had once hoped to gather Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders there to symbolize reconciliation in the new millennium.
He was seated underneath a tent beside a pink-budded almond tree, with Mount Sinai's jagged, rusty peaks at his back.
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 Jebel Musa - Mt. Sinai (BiblePlaces.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The monastery at the base of Jebel Musa preserves the tradition from the Byzantine period of identifying this as Mount Sinai.
Named after a saint who was martyred in Egypt in 307 A.D., the monastery has a library with the second finest collection of manuscripts in the world (after the Vatican), including 3,500 manuscripts and 2,000 scrolls.
The traditional location, Jebel Musa, is in southern Sinai, but some believe that this is too distant from the Nile Delta for the Israelites to have traveled in the time described in Scripture (preferring a location in northern or central Sinai).
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 Mount Moses, Sinai (Egypt)
Mount Sinai is both the name of a collection of peaks, sometimes referred to as the Holy Mountains (El-Tur), and the biblical name of the peek on which Moses (pbuh) received
Mount Moses or the Mountain of Moses is considered to be that biblical peak.
It is recommended that you take the steps down, as they will lead you past the fountain of Moses (pbuh), a small chapel of the Virgin, and two arches, the Gate of St. Stephen and the Gate of the Law.
www.atlastours.net /egypt/mountmoses.html   (250 words)

  
 Egyptvoyager.com - Mount Catherine, the highest summit in Sinai - Egypt
Mount Catherine is the highest summit in Sinai, where on a clear day it is possible to see the whole of Sinai.
Catherine who was tortured and beheaded for her Christian beliefs, lends her name to Sinai's centre of religious tourism.
A Sinai monk once had a vision of her body at the top of a nearby mountain, where her remains were discovered.
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 Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Egypt was an Augustan province so the governors were appointed directly by the Emperor rather than by the traditional Senatorial lottery.
Because of the importance of Egypt as the Empire's breadbasket, by law the governor of Egypt could not be of the Senatorial class (it was feared that consolidating too much power in a Senator invited revolt).
Though their hegemony was short-lived, the Hyksos left a lasting impact on Egypt; they introduced the composite bow, the khopesh sword, the horse and the chariot as well as many Canaanite gods and religious concepts.
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 Mount Sinai, Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Above is a panoramic shot of the sunrise at Mount Sinai.
Mount Sinai (Mount Moses) is a rugged mountainous region.
After climbing Mount Sinai and touring the Monastery, the tour with ALI usually goes to Sharm el Sheikh.
acs2.aucegypt.edu /hekman/sinai.html   (458 words)

  
 St. Catherine's Monastery (Sinai) - OrthodoxWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Catherine's Monastery is a monastery on the Sinai peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sinai, in Egypt.
A number of ancient icons are also on the grounds, including the famous Pantokrator of Sinai (7th c.), pictured at left, and The Ladder of Divine Ascent (12th c.), an iconic representation of the book by that name by St. John Climacus.
The monastery, the nearby monastery at Raithu, and a handful of dependencies comprise the entire Church of Sinai, an autonomous Orthodox church headed by an archbishop, who is also the abbot of St. Catherine's.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /St._Catherine's_Monastery_(Sinai)   (617 words)

  
 Mount Sinai -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The (The Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects) Arabic name means Mount Moses.
Local tour groups and local religious groups advertise this mountain as the same Mount Sinai described in the (The Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings) Tanakh (Hebrew Bible, Old Testament).
There is a considerable weight of historical counterevidence to support the view that the mountain now known as Mount Sinai and its biblical namesake are not coterminous.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/mount_sinai.htm   (512 words)

  
 Sinai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The truth in it (and there is no reason to believe anything but that the Jews once were in Egypt, and that most of them later left) lived on inside the traditions of those days, where the essence of the stories was not the specific historical events, but the frame context and the message.
One of the biggest of the mountains, with a setting beautiful enough to attract pagans, simply had to be Mount Sinai.
Lodging close to Mount Sinai is equally easy, as a response to tourism's demands.
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 Is Mt. Sinai in Saudi Arabia, by Gordon Franz
Mount Sinai was the destination of Moses and the Children of Israel after the Lord miraculously delivered them from the bondage of Egypt (Ex.
Apparently the fortresses on the Eastern Frontier Canal was the border between Egypt and the Sinai (Hoffmeier 1997: 164-175).
In summary, Egypt exploited the natural resources of Sinai and controlled certain roads in the northern part of the peninsula, but it was not within the borders of the Land of Egypt.
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 Mount Sinai
It is neither the highest mountain in the region, nor the most dramatic; there is no soaring, heaven-reaching apex, and it is rare to see anything resembling a divine shroud of clouds hugging its peak.
Were it not for a single, overwhelming belief that has endured for over fifteen centuries, Mt. Sinai would probably be a topographical footnote.
There is so much mystery surrounding the mountain, so much spiritual projection and adulation, that one can easily forget that it is, after all, a mountain, and climbing it requires an individual to be in moderate shape.
www.geographia.com /egypt/sinai/mtsinai.htm   (332 words)

  
 sinai Egypt information mount sinai
The southern Sinai, the triangle of rugged mountain terrain lying between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba, is perhaps the most striking desert stretch in world.
The climax of the tour is a climb to Mount Sinai and visit the Monastery of St.Catherine.
This is a riding tour on camels in the area of south Sinai between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez crossing the high mountains range of Sinai.
www.safariegypt.com /egypt_safari/egypt_sinai_information.htm   (724 words)

  
 Egypt Travel - Sinai, Mount Moses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Sinai is both the name of a collection of peaks, sometimes referred to as the Holy Mountains, and the biblical name of the peek on which Moses received the Ten Commandments.
Mount Mousa (or Musa), also referred to as Jebel Musa, Gebel Mousa, Mount Moses or the Mountain of Moses (all of which basically means the same thing) is considered to be that biblical peak.
Chapel of the Holy Trinity on the peak of Mount Moses
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 Holiday Guide to Sinai on the Red Sea in Egypt
On the Sinai Peninsula you will find everything you need for a well deserved holiday break: sun, sea, mountains, simplicity and luxury.
Visit the hotel pages of the Sinai resorts or simply drop us an email and we will get back to you with our best rates.
Sinai invites for adventure travel exploring the desert and its remote oasis by jeep or on camel back in the footsteps of the Bedouins.
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 Sinai, Mount - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Sinai, Mount
Mountain near the tip of the Sinai Peninsula; height 2,285 m/7,500 ft. According to the Old Testament this is where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.
Egypt established a religious complex (Jewish-Muslim-Christian) at Mount Sinai in 1979.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Sinai,+Mount   (156 words)

  
 Search Results for Sinai -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Mount Sinai is renowned as the principal site of divine revelation in Jewish history, where...
Sinai comprises a wedge-shaped block of territory with its base along the Mediterranean coast and its apex bounded by the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba; it covers an area of approximately 23,000 square...
Inlet and cape, southeastern coast of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.
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 Mount Sinai - the real location where Moses met with God   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Exodus 3:1 plainly identifies Mount Horeb (Sinai) as being in Midian: “Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian.
Second, at the traditional site of Mt. Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula, there is nothing that would cause it to be geographically identified with the “back” of a desert, in distinction from its surroundings.
Because so many Bible references as well as archaeological evidence (or the lack of it) pointed away from traditional Mount Sinai and toward Saudi Arabia as the location of the historical mountain of Moses, a site inspection was necessary to determine if other evidence could be found to support this theory.
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