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Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai is a mountain located in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. 2285 meters high and is in the mountain ranges to the south of the peninsula. And Mount Sinai was the highest peak in town Saint Kahterine's.

Mount Sinai visited by many tourists, because in this mountain Moses received a revelation from God that God's 10 commandments given to the Israelites. At the peak of Sinai also stands a mosque and church. Many climbers are attracted to the top.

On February 4, 1859, the Codex Sinaiticus, a manuscript of the Old Testament from the 4th century, was discovered by Konstantin von Tischendorf at the foot of this mountain.

There are some scholars who consider it the same with Mount Sinai that appears in the Bible, but this could not be ascertained.

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