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Monastery of Martyrius

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[[File:Monastery of Martyrius 1.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Monastery of Martyrius]]The '''Monastery of Martyrius''' was a large Christian [[monastery]] in the Judean hills east of Jerusalem. It was founded in the late fifth century and bears the name of [[Martyrius of Jerusalem|Martyrius]], a Patriarch of Constantinople, who probably built and supported it. After the Arab invasions of the 630s the monastery was abandoned.

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