Religious life (850 Subjects)
Fortress in the city of Kafr-Kanna in Galilee, usually identified with biblical Cana. The building is considered to be the place of the biblical wedding in Cana. In the centre, the well from which Jesus Christ drew water from, to subsequently transform it into wine.
View of settlement, possibly Capernaum in Galilee. Site where Jesus Christ fed the multitude.
View of Tiberias in Galilee, which, according to a certain tradition, Jesus Christ visited often as a child.
Remains of castle on the outskirts of Bethany, supposed house of Mary Magdalene. Fortress outside Bethany, called “Red Tower” (Torre Rossa) due to the many massacres which had taken place there. Site outside Bethany where Jesus wept when he heard of Lazarus' death from Mary Magdalene.
Fortress in the location identified as Betulia by the author. Monastery of Saint John the Baptist, possibly at Qasr el Yahud.
View of river Jordan at the place where Saint John the Baptist baptized Jesus.
Mar Saba monastery on the West Bank of Jordan River.
The place where Prophet Eijah was born, The mountain where Jesus ate after ending his fast and where Satan tried to tempt him.
The site where Paul was baptized by Ananias. The site on the route to Damascus where Paul converted to Christianism.
Site outside Damascus where it was believed that Cain killed Abel.
Church on the route from Damascus to Beirut, site of Noah's tomb according to tradition.
Mount Ararat with Noah's Ark.
The tools used by Noah to construct the Ark. Port of Beirut.
Church on the outskirts of Beirut, where according to tradition Saint George killed the dragon.
Church of the Virgin on the ouskirts of Cairo, on the site of the cave where the Holy Family hid while in Egypt (Santa Maria della Cava). Church outside Cairo near the former, (Santa Maria della Scala), with a red column which the Virgin hugged, leaving an indelible white imprint.
Tomb of Saint Barbara, possibly in the Coptic quarter of Cairo. View of the Pyramids of Giza; according to the author, they were the granaries of the Pharaohs of Egypt, built by Joseph son of Jacob.
Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
Katholikon of the monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
The remains of Saint Catherine in the katholikon of the monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
The Burning Bush of Moses at the Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
Church of the Apparition of the Virgin on Mount Horeb. The site where God spoke to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Musa).
Church and mosque on the site where God gave the tablets of the Ten Commandments to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Mousa). Monastery of the Forty Martyrs. The summit of Saint Catherine, on which, according to tradition, the Angels laid down the remains of the Saint.
Orthodox church in Egypt.
The Sultan rides to the mosque to pray on a Friday, escorted by a formal procession.
A muezzin calls the faithful to come and pray at the mosque. Muslims doing their ritual cleansing before entering the mosque to pray.
Muslim ascetes, probably members of Dervish orders, whom Thevet encountered in Damascus.
The monastery of Saint Panteleimon at Mount Athos.
The church of Hagioi Apostoloi in Thessaloniki.
The church of Saint Nicholas in Curtea de Argeş, Romania.
The entrance to the monastery of Saint Nicholas in Curtea de Argeș, Romania.