Monastery of the Martyrs

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Monastery of the Martyrs or Monastery of Saint Ammonius
Monastery of the Martyrs is located in Egypt
Monastery of the Martyrs
Location within Egypt
Monastery information
Other names Deir el-Shuhada or
Deir el Manawus
Established unknown[1]
Dedicated to Saint Ammonius & 3,600 Martyrs of Esna
Diocese Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
People
Founder(s) Saint Ammonius
Site
Location Esna, Luxor
Country  Egypt
Coordinates 25°15′26″N 32°32′49″E / 25.257222°N 32.546944°E / 25.257222; 32.546944
Public access Yes

The Monastery of Saint Ammonius, also known as the Monastery of the Martyrs, is a Coptic Orthodox monastery near Esna.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Takla, Hany N; Gabra, Gawdat (eds.). Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Nag Hammadi - Esna. American University in Cairo Press. p. 226. ISBN 978-9774163111. 
  • 2000 Years of Coptic Christianity. By Meinardus, Otto F. A. 1999. American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 977-424-511-3.
  • Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millennia. By Capuani, Massimo. 1999. Liturgical Press. ISBN 0-8146-2406-5.
  • Churches and Monasteries of Egypt and Some Neighboring Countries. By Abu Salih the Armenian. Edited and Translated by Evetts, B.T.A. 2001. Gorgias Press. ISBN 0-9715986-7-3.

Coordinates: 25°15′26″N 32°32′49″E / 25.25722°N 32.54694°E / 25.25722; 32.54694