TITLE

The Monastery of Marda: Masada in the Byzantine Period

AUTHOR(S)
Hirschfeld, Yizhar
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society;2001/2002, Vol. 19/20, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the remnants of an eremitical monastery known as Marda discovered through the excavations conducted by archaeologist Yigael Yadin in Masada Site, Israel. Presence of monks in the summit of the mountain known as Marda according to hagiographical literature of the Judean desert; Information on the layout of the remains of the monastery; Interpretations regarding the entrance gate of the monastery.
ACCESSION #
12856569

 

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