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|Ruins of Simeons monastery Syria|
Ruinen des Simeons Kloster Syrien
|Antvorskov was the principal monastery for the order of Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God, located in the current town of Slagelse on Zealand, Denmark.|
It was founded in 1165 by Valdemar the Great. Hans Tausen, who is credited as being a leading catalyst for the Danish Reformation, lived at the monastery and gave a sermon in 1525 that launched the reformation.
|This famous castle was the headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller in Syria during the Crusades.||03/07/2007||1,200|
|Border Traffic between Syria and Iraq, before the Iraq war. You can see a truck line on the Syria site waiting for passing the border. // Grenzverkahr zwischen Syrien und Irak, vor dem Irak-Krieg. Auf der Syrischen Seite sieht man eine LKW-Schange, die auf die Einreise in den Irak wartet.||07/31/2005||937|
|Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.||08/16/2005||1,307|
|Wreched freighter in Tartus, Syria||12/26/2006||754|
|(Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.|
The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, and, together with the Monastery of S...
|Mosteiro Santa Maria da Vitória, more commonly known as the Batalha Monastery, is a Dominican monastery in the Portuguese town of Batalha, in the District of Leiria, Portugal. |
It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style. It amazes the onlooker with its profusion of gables, spires, pinnacles and buttresses. It...
|Aebelholt Monastery on North-Zealand was build in the 12th. century and was a monastery untill the reformation. It was famous for it's medical knowledge and had it's own hospital.|
During escavations they have found skeletons of a woman with a foetus and a man of 25 who was burried alive, the monks thaught he was dead but he wasn't. In the nearby museum you can see both. You can see how t...
|The monastery on Hovedøya in the Oslo fjord was built in 1147 by English cisterciensian monks.||09/10/2005||306|
|The Bangkok Christian College is the oldest private school of Thailand. It was established on September 30, 1852 by American Presbyterian missionaries. Originally located in Thonburi (Tambon Koodeechine and Samray), the school was moved to its present location in the district Bang Rak in 1902.|
The school has about 5000 students (only boys) in 12 grades and about 300 teachers. Eve...
|From the 11th century to 1537 the Wuelzburg was a monastery. The monastery was converted 1688 into a fortress.||09/09/2006||324|