"you absoluty must visit sinai..." Egypt Things to Do Tip by ta2to2a

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you absoluty must visit sinai pensiula ,you can make safari trips in the desert or enjoy your time along the sea coast,you can also go to st.catherine city in the middle of sinai pensiula to climb the moses's mountain and to see the place where he received the ten commandments ,you also must visit st.catherine church ,st.catherine catherine was a girl from a noble christian family in alexanderia, where a large number of egyptian christians lived.she supposedly converted large numbers of people and tried to persuade emperor maxentius to embarance chritianity.instead,he ordered that she be tortured on the wheel .when this failed to break her,he had her beheaded.
afterword,christian monks moved the girl's body to mount sinai and buried in the church of the virgin mary,renaming it for the young martyr-st.catherine.

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  • Updated Aug 26, 2002
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