Morning Haze

A rare morning haze at sunrise

Trapeza Storeroom Wall

Weathered beams project through the wall of the trapeza storeroom.

The Cross of Saint Stephen’s Chapel

The cross on top of Saint Stephen’s Chapel in the morning sunlight

Inscription of the Forty Martyrs

There is an ancient marble inscription mounted on the south wall of the Chapel of the Forty Martyrs of Sinai and Raithou.

+ Τῆς δ΄ δεκάδος τὴν διὰ τοῦ αἵματος κολυμβήθραν ζηλώσαντες οἱ ἰσάριθμοι ὅσιοι π(ατέ)ρ(ε)ς / ἐνθάδε κατάκεινται, ὧν ἡ εὐφροσύνη ἡ βάτος ἡ ἀληθινὴ ὑπάρχει· δι᾿ ὧν ὁ θ(εὸ)ς σῶσον ἡμᾶς +