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Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem

Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224825
01/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224794
02/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224821
03/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224822
04/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224796
05/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224918
06/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224917
07/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224903
08/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224901
09/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224856
10/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224832
11/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224921
12/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224772
13/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224767
14/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224763
15/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224758
16/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224753
17/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224752
18/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224749
19/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224747
20/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224744
21/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224737
22/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
Ethiopian Monks in Jerusalem224730
23/23
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Unknown to much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church, living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Jerusalem, Israel. 06/01/2010. Unknown by much of the world, monks and nuns of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church live a secluded life on the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church,living in a run down hand built monastery known as Deir Sultan. Unable to perform routine maintenance due to an edict drafted in 1852 by the Turkish called 'The Status Quo in Holy Places', which forbids any cleaning, repairs or any changes in designated sacred areas.The Ethiopians have a recorded historical presence in Jerusalem which dates back to the 4th Century. The chapel the monks pray in is dimly lit and adorned with paintings depicting biblical scenes a wooden cross, and prayer sticks which the monks lean on to pray.
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