Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi

Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi

Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi, or Mar Musa, Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian, is a monastic community of the Syriac Catholic Church, situated near the town of Nabk, north of Damascus. The main church of the monastic compound hosts precious frescoes dating to the 11th and 12th century.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Rif Dimashq Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 11th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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