Medieval monuments (376 Subjects)
Interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Calvary chapel in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Chapel of the tombs of Godefroy de Bouillon and Baldwin I of Jerusalem.
The tomb of Adam underneath Calvary in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Chapel of Adam). According to Jewish and Christian tradition, Shem and Melchizedek guided by angels travelled to the spot whre Noah's Ark was, took Adam's body and, guided by angels, buried it at the site of Calvary in Jerusalem.
Columns from the Chapel of Saint Helen in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. According to tradition, the columns weep the death of Christ.
Chapel of the Resurrection where the Holy Fire miracle takes place.
Church of Mary Magdalene, seat of Jerusalem Patriarchate at the time. Church of Saint John the Baptist, first hospital of the Crusaders, after which the order of the Knights Hospitaller was named.
Monastery of the Saviour (San Salvatore) of the order of the Franciscans in Jerusalem in the Christian quarter of Jerusalem.
Church on Golgotha Hill.
Cenacle, Crusader church on Mount Zion which commemorates the spot where the Holy Supper took place and the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles.
Chapel on Mount Zion where Christ appeared to the Apostles on Pentecost day. Chapel on the site of the Holy Supper.
Monastery of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem; according to tradition, it is built around the tree the Holy Cross was made from.
Church built on the site where Virgin Mary was frightened upon seeing the inhabitants of Nazareth pursuing Jesus. According to the tradition transmitted by the author, the rock miraculously split in two, so that the Virgin could hide inside. According to the author the church was used by Nubian Christians.
View of Nazareth. In the foreground, the cave where the house of Virgin Mary was, and where the Annunciation to the Virgin took place (today, catholic Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth). According to the tradition related by the author, Virgin Mary became frightened upon seeing Archangel Gabriel before her and hid behind the column depicted in the illustration.
Fountain of archangel Gabriel in Nazareth, today site of the Orthodox hurch of the Annunciation in Nazareth. According to a certain tradition, Virgin Mary had gone to the well for water when archangel Gabriel appeared before her. Upon seeing Gabriel, the Virgin let the pail she was carrying fall and ran frightened back to her house. According to the author, at the time of his pilgrimage the church was used by Indian Christians (Alaphis), it is however possible that he is referring to Nestorian Christians.
The street of the Knights, in the Medieval old town of Rhodes.
The Inn of France at the Street of the Knights in the medieval old town of Rhodes.
View of Carytaina with the Frankish castle.
The cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa in Tartus, Syria.
A fountain on Amrit river, south of Tartus in Syria.
The convergence of Bosporus and the Black Sea seen from Tarabya on the European coast of the Bosporus. Also shown is the position of Anadolu Kavağı (1) and its quay (4), Yoros Castel or Genoese Castle (2) and the structures added to the castle by the Ottomans (3), the Castle of Sultan Murad IV (5) and finally the European coast of the Bosporus.
View of Lamia, Central Greece.
View of the medieval town of Rhodes.
The fortress of Kilyos in the region of the same name, at the junction of the Bosporus with the Black Sea.
The Cathedral church of St. Stephen in Vienna.
Panoramic view of the medieval city of Rhodes.