The White Monastery of Egypt Under Armenians

The White Monastery of Egypt Under Armenians – Deir el-Abiad

The White Monastery named Deir el-Abiad is one of the most striking monasteries under Armenians of the 11th and 12th centuries. It is located in Egypt, near Sohag, about 500 kilometers south of Cairo and northwest of Aswan. The White Monastery was originally built as a Coptic Church by St. Shenute’s uncle in the 4th …

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