One of the first Christian altar, Serguis (Sarkis) & Bacchus monastery

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Nameofrose on December 1, 2011

Serguis (Sarkis) & Bacchus were Syrian soldiers in the Roman army.

They were executed for their Christian beliefs.

This monastery was built in the 4th century on the remains of a pagan temple.

It contains icons dating back to the 13th century & one of the first Christian altars.

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  • Uploaded on December 1, 2011
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    by Nameofrose
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-PL1
    • Taken on 2011/09/10 12:19:24
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 14.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO1250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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