~ So Very Sad on so Many different reasons -- Syria Conflict Destroys Religious Sites And Icons

A picture taken on August 2013 shows pieces of a desecrated icon at Saint Elie Church in the city of Qusayr, in Syria's central Homs province.

Plat représentant saint Julien, Homs-Emèse (Syrie), VIIe siècle

Oriental Christians: Years of History

Parrocchia ortodossa - Documenti  Doura Europos

New Liturgical Movement: The Dura-Europos Synagogue: Jewish Sacred Art

Chrétiens de la tribu des ‘Azeizât à Madaba (Jordanie), comme l'atteste la présence d'une petite croix portée par le bébé, à gauche de la photographie. Le cliché est pris probablement à l'occasion d'un baptême. 1905

Chrétiens de la tribu des ‘Azeizât à Madaba (Jordanie), comme l'atteste la présence d'une petite croix portée par le bébé, à gauche de la photographie. Le cliché est pris probablement à l'occasion d'un baptême. 1905

JPEG - 116.5 ko

JPEG - 116.5 ko

In an earlier posting, I talked about the rather dubious saint Onuphrios the Great — another of those ascetics found in icons. (see: Today we will look at a very sophisticated 17th century Gr…

ANOTHER ICON OF ONUPHRIOS THE DUBIOUS

In an earlier posting, I talked about the rather dubious saint Onuphrios the Great — another of those ascetics found in icons. (see: Today we will look at a very sophisticated 17th century Gr…

Exhibitions

Dura-Europos: Excavating Antiquity

The archaeological site of Dura-Europos, in modern Syria, is a fascinating crossroads of ancient cultures.

Oriental collection | Sursock Museum

Oriental collection | Sursock Museum

'Eastern Christians: Two thousand years of history' at the Arab World Institute in Paris

'Eastern Christians: Two thousand years of history' at the Arab World Institute in Paris

'Eastern Christians: Two thousand years of history' at the Arab World Institute in Paris

'Eastern Christians: Two thousand years of history' at the Arab World Institute in Paris

Paris- Institut du monde arabe

Paris- Institut du monde arabe

Abou Adal collection

Abou Adal collection

Risultati immagini per George Antaki london

Risultati immagini per George Antaki london

What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance - NYTimes.com

What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance - The New York Times

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