Dayr Yuhanna (Damanhur Shubra)

DAYR YUHANNA (Damanhur Shubra) A monastery celebrated for pilgrimages to the body of Saint John that attracted many faithful, mentioned by al-Shabushti at the end of the tenth or beginning of the eleventh century (1939, p. 28). ABU AL-MAKARIM (1177-1204) devotes a short passage to Damanhur Shubra (1984, p. 25). According to this author, the …

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