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Ceramic Inscription

The ceramic inscription over the throne of the Archbishop in the Chapel of the Burning Bush.

+ Ἀρχιερατεύοντος Κυρίου Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἰωαννικίου καὶ Οἰκονόμου ὄντος ἐν πόλει Δαμασκοῦ Γέροντος Κυρίου Φιλοθέου ἐτελειόθη τὸ παρὸν ἔργον ͵ΑΧΠ΄ ἐν μηνὶ Αὐγούστου.

+ When Master Archbishop Ioannikios was High Priest, and the Elder Master Philotheos was Oikonomos in the city of Damascus, the present work was completed 1680 in the month of August.

Ioannikios I Laskaris, from the Peloponnesus, was Archbishop of Sinai from 1671 to 1702

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