Literary sources

Bir el Qattar - SPELAION
Text number Source Paragraph Summary View
1 66 Rain miraculously falls on the monastery of the cave but not on the other monasteries of Sabas, AD 520. View
2 9 Sabas retires to a cave to the west of Castellion, 30 stadia away from his Great Laura, AD 497, where he would later found a coenobium. View
3 37 Sabas establishes a monastery around his seclusion cave, AD 508. View
4 59 Shepherds are punished for invading monastery land and repent after the milk of their flocks dries up. View