Architectural Lantern Slides of Palestine (includes present-day Israel)

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in the Ottoman empire’s region known as Palestine in the late 19th and early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include amphitheaters, churches, mosques, ruins, shrines, and temples. The collection includes images from present-day Israel and Palestine.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Convents

Architecture

Ruins

Mosques

Spatial Coverage

West Bank (occupied territory)

Bethlehem

Sabastiyah

Lod HaMerkaz

Haifa

Palestine

Israel

Jerusalem

Tavor Har

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A Greek Orthodox monastery overlooking the Kidron Valley in the West Bank east of Bethlehem. The traditional date for the founding of the monastery by Saint Sabas [Sabbas] of Cappadocia is the year 483 and today houses around 20 monks. It is considered to be one of the oldest inhabited monasteries in the world. The monastery holds the relics of St. Sabbas the Sanctified. Mar Saba was also the home of St. John of Damascus (676-749), a key religious figure in the Iconoclastic Controversy. The m…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A Greek Orthodox monastery overlooking the Kidron Valley in the West Bank east of Bethlehem. The traditional date for the founding of the monastery by Saint Sabas [Sabbas] of Cappadocia is the year 483 and today houses around 20 monks. It is considered to be one of the oldest inhabited monasteries in the world. The monastery holds the relics of St. Sabbas the Sanctified. Mar Saba was also the home of St. John of Damascus (676-749), a key religious figure in the Iconoclastic Controversy. The m…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01