A bronze monument of Christ mocked at the top of the Syrian cherubim on the eve of Eid al-Adha

Posted on October 30, 2013


On the eve of Eid al-Adha (Day vigil) has been on the top of Mount cherubim in the nearby city of Sidnaya from Damascus, the construction of cultural as stated, “I came … to save the world.”

“Moscow News”
The edifice is a tremendous work of art of three parts featuring a bronze monument of Christ in the center with other نصبين to Adam and Eve, and can be seen from the top of the mountain to the naked eye, from neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Samir said Chakib Anger fund manager “St. Paul and St. George,” which is the set up of the edifice that the warring parties in Syria stopped fighting in the area for three days until the monument was installed.
This was held edifice which supervised by the Academy of Moscow Theological Seminary in Trinity Sergius Lavra, Bembarkat previous Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Ignatius IV II, Patriarch John X Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Greek Orthodox, and Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, the former Alexis.
Anger pointed out that this edifice is a “step pour in peace efforts in the region has been suffering for more than thirty months ugly war raging Syrian people live.”
Cherubim originally Aramaic word meaning angels, the cherubim any vehicle owners and the “Pim” plus sign.
And erect new edifice at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level near Deir cherubim on top of a mountain located on the historic pilgrimage route from Constantinople to Jerusalem.
And visiting up to him via a mountain road paved many zig-zag away from the town of Sednaya about 7 km.
Cherubim Monastery built in the third century AD as a result of the persecution of Christians by pagans and became crags in the sixteenth century, and was rebuilt in 1982 AD during the reign of Patriarch Ignatius IV.

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