Mount Mar Daniel

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Mount Mar Daniel
Mount St. Daniel
Mount Mar Daniel is located in Iraq
Mount Mar Daniel
Mount Mar Daniel
Highest point
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Coordinates 36°22′23″N 43°27′13″E / 36.37306°N 43.45361°E / 36.37306; 43.45361Coordinates: 36°22′23″N 43°27′13″E / 36.37306°N 43.45361°E / 36.37306; 43.45361
Geography
Location Bartella, Iraq

Mount Mar Daniel (Syriac: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܕܐܢܝܠ‎), is a mountain in Nineveh plains in northern Iraq. The mountain lies 30km east of Mosul and some 5km north east of Bartella.

Mount Mar Daniel was known for its religious importance in Syriac Christianity since the 4th century when it was continuously inhabited by hermits. The mountain contains a number of hermitages as well as the Mar Daniel monastery which date back to the late 4th century.

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