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|Saydnaya christian monastery Syria|
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|"Our Lady of the Prairies" Trappist Monastery ruins on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.|
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|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...
|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||1,264|
|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||987|
|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||1,345|
|Wreched freighter in Tartus, Syria||12/26/2006||788|
|(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...
|the Mosteiro de Castro de Avelãs dating from the 12th Century but now virtually in ruins. This monastery held the main religious power in the region during its heyday.|
|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...
|The monastery on Hovedøya in the Oslo fjord was built in 1147 by English cisterciensian monks.||09/10/2005||328|