Seidnaya

Seidnaya

This hillside town 20 miles north of Damascus is crowned by a 6th-century monastery dedicated to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. It contains a miraculous icon painted by St. Luke, and attracts Christ

Hovic Atokian

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249760
Names
Seidnaya
Location
Categories
shrine
monastery
religious complex

Timeline

547

Construction of Seidnaya