Wadi Kelt

Wadi is Arabic for “valley.”  The Wadi Kelt is a beautiful gorge in the desert where the Greek Monastery of Saint George was built in the late 5th century C.E. by John of Thebes. It was destroyed in 614 by the Persians, but rebuilt in the Crusader Period.  In 1878 a Greek monk, Kalinikos, settled here […]
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