Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, the monastery complex

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, the monastery complex

Interior view of the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Interior view of the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

A view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

A view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Dayr Zakka (monastery), porch (narthex) of the church with mosaic floor, 6th C.

Dayr Zakka (monastery), porch (narthex) of the church with mosaic floor, 6th C.

The region of Limestone Massif, where Qal'at Sam'an (monastery of St. Simeon) is situated

The region of Limestone Massif, where Qal’at Sam’an (monastery of St. Simeon) is situated

View from the monastery entrance, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

View from the monastery entrance, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Windows on the monastery's facade, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Windows on the monastery’s facade, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Interior view of the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Interior view of the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

The way to the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

The way to the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

A view of the main facade, the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

A view of the main facade, the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

Tall al-Bi'a, Excavation at Dayr Zakka (monastery)

Tall al-Bi’a, Excavation at Dayr Zakka (monastery)

Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic in the sanctuary, 595 AD

Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic in the sanctuary, 595 AD

Dayr Zakka (monastery), detail of a mosaic, showing the palm

Dayr Zakka (monastery), detail of a mosaic, showing the palm

The Cave Monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

The Cave Monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

Agriculture south of the Monastery of Saint Simeon (geological term for a hollow form closed on all sides in karst areas)

Agriculture south of the Monastery of Saint Simeon (geological term for a hollow form closed on all sides in karst areas)

The monastery of Mar Taqla

The monastery of Mar Taqla

al-Burayj, a side of Saint Daniel Monastery

al-Burayj, a side of Saint Daniel Monastery

Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic of the narthex (in situ)

Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic of the narthex (in situ)

Roman grave behind the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

Roman grave behind the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

Entrance to the Church of St Peter, Saydnaya

Entrance to the Church of St Peter, Saydnaya

View of the city of Saydnaya with its monastery

View of the city of Saydnaya with its monastery

View from the courtyard towards the northeastern side of the valley, Dayr Mar Musa al-Habashi

View from the courtyard towards the northeastern side of the valley, Dayr Mar Musa al-Habashi

Damage pattern, hollow area, in plaster on sandstone, Franciscan monastery, Zeitz, Germany

Fig. 47, Catalogue of Damage

Church of the monk Buhayra, the oldest church in Busra

Church of the monk Buhayra, the oldest church in Busra

Gallery

A view shows monasteries and residential buildings, Saydnaya

A view shows monasteries and residential buildings, Saydnaya

The church of St Peter?, Saydnaya

The church of St Peter?, Saydnaya

General view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

General view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

General view of Notre Dame de Saydnaya

General view of Notre Dame de Saydnaya