Ad Deir ("The Monastery"; Arabic: الدير ), also spelled ad-Dayr and el-Deir, is a monumental building carved out of rock in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra. The Deir was probably carved out of the rock in the mid-first century CE.
"Ad Astra" is the title of a William Faulkner short story, found in Collected Stories of William Faulkner (New York: Vintage International). Ad Astra is the title of a 2019 science fiction film starring Brad Pitt. The phrase Sic itur ad astra was also used in the Netflix television series Trese. References