This Arabic inscription above the interior door of the monastery was erected in the year 1419 and in it the Emir Sayf Ed-Dawleh pledges to defend all pilgrims to the shrine from attack.
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1419, Arabic, Arabic Inscription, Dayr Mar Elian, Dayr Mar Elian Archaeological Project, Emir, Inscription, Mar Elian, Mar Elian esh-Sharqi, Monastery, Qaryatayn, Sayf Ed-Dawleh, Shrine, Syria, Syrian Civil War
Emma Loosley, “Inscription dated 1419 in the name of Emir Sayf Ed-Dawleh,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed September 26, 2023, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/510.