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Maarat Saidnaya, or Maaret Saidnaya (Arabic: معرة صيدنايا) is a village in the Al-Tall District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Maarat Saidnaya had a population of 3,084 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Melkite Catholics.
The Qalamun Mountains are home to the Cherubim Monastery at Saidnaya.
Saidnaya currently hosts a military prison with estimated over 14000 prisoners.
On 26 March, Syrian authorities freed 260 political prisoners – 70 according to other sources – mostly Islamists, held in Saidnaya prison.
Note- Saidnaya and Ma'loula are the only villages left where a majority of the population speak the Western Aramaic dialects
Our Lady of Saidnaya Monastery or Our Lady of Seydnaya Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery located in Saidnaya, Syria. It is one of the most ancient Monasteries in the world and in the region of the Middle East and North Africa. It is run by a religious order of nuns.
Neophytos Nasri (1670–1731) was bishop of Saidnaya of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and took a preeminent part in the 1724 split of the Melkite Church.
Long a center of Christian pilgrimage, pilgrims from all over the world seek Saidnaya for renewal of faith and for healing. Renowned for its faithfulness to Christianity, tradition holds that the Convent of Our Lady of Saidnaya was constructed by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I in 547 AD, after he had two visions of Mary, one that indicated where to build the church and the other outlining its design. Justinian dedicated the finished project to the feast of Mary's Nativity, and annually thereafter on September 8, and through to the present day, both Muslim and Christian pilgrims have come to commemorate the feast day of "Our Lady of Saidnaya". Also located in the convent of Saidnaya is an icon of the Holy Mother and Child known as the "Shaghurah" and reputed to have been painted by Luke the Evangelist which is believed to protect its owners from harm in times of danger.
Chronicles from the thirteenth century also report that Templar Knights would go to the mountain monastery in Saidnaya to collect holy oil for Templar churches in Europe.
The Patriarchate is now situated in Bab Tuma, Damascus, capital of Syria; but the Patriarch resides at the Mar Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saidnaya, located about 25 kilometers north of Damascus.
A small plaza with tumbled travertine leading up to the main entrance of the church was inspired by a 6th century monastery in Saidnaya, Syria, built by the Emperor Justinian.
Churches have been vandalized and priests abducted by the rebels in Saidnaya and Maaloula. Therefore, the Syrian Army & Hezbollah launched a campaign to retake full control of the Qalamoun Mountains during the Battle of Qalamoun.
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Euthymius Fadel was born in Ma'loula, Syria and he entered in the Basilian Salvatorian Order. On September 25 1724 he was consecrated Bishop by the pro-Catholic bishop of Saidnaya, Neophytos Nasri, and the following week, on October 1, 1724 he co-consecrated Cyril VI Tanas as bishop and Patriarch of the Melkite Church, so originating the split of the Melkite Church.
Ignatius Aphrem II Karim is the 123rd reigning Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, he presides over the entire Syriac Orthodox Church. He was enthroned at St. Ephrem's Monastery, Maarat Saidnaya, on 29 May 2014 in a ceremony overseen by Baselios Thomas I, succeeding Ignatius Zakka I Iwas.
The statue, arms outstretched, has been placed on a historic pilgrim route from Constantinople to Jerusalem, is near the "Cherubim Monastery" in the community of Saidnaya, about 17 miles north of the city of Damascus, at an altitude of 6,889 feet above sea level.
Nasrallah Néophytos Nasri was born in Aleppo in 1670. He entered young a monk in the Balamand Monastery and in 1696 he was one of the founders of the Basilian Chouerite Order. He served also as a preached in Amid. In 1722 he was appointed bishop of Saidnaya, and consecrated Bishop in the same year by Patriarch Athanasius III Dabbas.
On October 1, 1724 he consecrated Cyril VI Tanas as bishop and Patriarch of the Melkite Church, so originating the split of the Melkite Church. After persecutions from the Orthodox party, he had to leave Saidnaya and in 1730 he moved to Rome, where he died on 21 February 1731 and was buried in the chapel of Propaganda Fide.
Jubb'adin or Jubaadeen () is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located northeast of Damascus in the Qalamun Mountains. Nearby localities include Saidnaya and Rankous to the southwest, Yabroud and Ma'loula to the northeast, and Assal al-Ward to the northwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Jubb'adin had a population of 3,778 in the 2004 census.
His name as Patriarch was suggested by the dying Patriarch Euthymius II Karmah, and shortly after Karmah’s death (January 1, 1635) Meletios was accordingly elected. His episcopal and patriarchal consecration was performed by Philotheos of Homs, Simeon of Saidnaya and Joachim of Zabadani and he took the name of "Euthymius III".