Chapel at Midday

The chapel at the peak of Mount Sinai, photographed at midday. The present chapel preserves the core of the much larger sixth century church, built at the site of the fourth century chapel.

From the Pilgrimage of Egeria, who visited Sinai around the year 383:

By this way, then, at the bidding of Christ […]

Sunrise From the Peak

Sunrise from the peak of Mount Sinai.

Sunrise Panorama

A panoramic view of sunrise at the peak of Mount Sinai.

Δόξα σοι τῷ δείξαντι τὸ φῶς. Δόξα ἐν ὑψίστοις Θεῷ, καὶ ἐπὶ γῆς εἰρήνη, ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκία.

Glory to thee who hast shewed the light. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, among men good will.

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The Chapel at the Peak

The chapel at the peak of Mount Sinai at sunrise.