2 Antique Prints-SYRIA-MONASTERY-SIMEON STYLITES-SYMEON-PLAN-VIEW-Pococke-1776

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Pl. XXIVa-XXIVb. Grondtekening des Kloosters van S. Simeon Stylites (…). – These 2 scarce antique plates show a plan and viewsof the monastery of Simeon Stylites or Symeon the Stylite. He was a Syrian Christian ascetic, who achieved notability by living 37 years on a small platform on top of a pillar near Aleppo (in modern Syria).

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‘Pl. XXIVa-XXIVb. Grondtekening des Kloosters van S. Simeon Stylites (…).’

engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 0 x 0 cm. (0 x 0 inch). Image size: 0 x 0 cm. (0 x 0 inch).

From: ‘Beschryving van het Oosten, en van eenige andere landen’ by Richard Pococke, Dutch edition published 1776.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘(author) Richard Pococke’.

Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold(s) as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: SYRIA-MONASTERY-SIMEON STYLITES-SYMEON-PLAN-VIEW

PCOM-A11-36

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