Talk:St. Catherine's Monastery (Sinai)

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I doubt that this is the oldest Christian monastery. Bulgarian researchers have claimed that the oldest monastery in Bulgaria and possibly in Europe is the St. Athanasius Monastery in the village of Zlatna Livada, near the town of Chirpan. It was reportedly established by St. Athanasius the Great himself in AD 344. You may read the following article (in Bulgarian): [1]. --Vladko 09:37, 26 Apr 2005 (CDT)