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Saint Simeon Monastery (Aswan, Egypt)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 04, 2021 04:09 PM History
The fortified Saint Simeon Monastery (Aswan, Egypt) originally dates to the seventh century. It was initially sacred to the local saint Anba Hedra. The site was rebuilt in the tenth century and re-dedicated to Saint Simeon. The monastery was partially destroyed by Saladin in 1173.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Saint Simeon Monastery (Aswan, Egypt): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/631488785> [accessed: 24 October 2021]

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