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Jelizaveta

Jelizaveta

Empress Theodora;  497-548;  The Byzantine empress Theodora was the wife of the  emperor Justinian I (reigned 527–565) and probably  the most powerful woman in Byzantine history. Her intelligence and political acumen made her Justinian’s most  trusted adviser and enabled her to use the power and  influence of her office to promote religious and social  policies that favoured her interests.

Empress Theodora; 497-548; The Byzantine empress Theodora was the wife of the emperor Justinian I (reigned 527–565) and probably the most powerful woman in Byzantine history. Her intelligence and political acumen made her Justinian’s most trusted adviser and enabled her to use the power and influence of her office to promote religious and social policies that favoured her interests.

Zoran Zivkovic

Zoran Zivkovic

St. Tatiana of Rome

St. Tatiana of Rome

Αγια Θωμαις 3 Ιανουαριου

Αγια Θωμαις 3 Ιανουαριου

The name honors Orthodox Saint Tatiana who was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Alexander Severus c.230 in Rome. Saint Tatiana is also considered a patron saint of students. Hence, Tatiana Day is now an official school holiday for students in Russia.

The name honors Orthodox Saint Tatiana who was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Alexander Severus c.230 in Rome. Saint Tatiana is also considered a patron saint of students. Hence, Tatiana Day is now an official school holiday for students in Russia.

St Mary Magdalene icon of Orthodox Church.  Notice the red egg. . .the origin of the Easter egg in Orthodox tradition.

St Mary Magdalene icon of Orthodox Church. Notice the red egg. . .the origin of the Easter egg in Orthodox tradition.

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