Dayr Kaftun - [ Syriac Not Available ]
Greek Orthodox monastery in Lebanon, known as Dayr Saydat Kaftun (Monastery of Our Lady of Kaftun) and located in the valley of the Nahr al-Jaouz near Kaftun, to the south of Amyūn.1

Place Type: monastery

Brief Descriptions

  • 313. Kaftun, Dayr1
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  • Dayr Kaftun2
  • Monastery of St. Mary2

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Thomas A. Carlson, “Dayr Kaftun” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified January 14, 2014,


Thomas A. Carlson, “Dayr Kaftun.” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published January 14, 2014.

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Entry Title: Dayr Kaftun

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