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    Apostle and Evangelist Luke

    Icon of St. Luke the Evangelist

    St Luke the Evangelist by Anonymous www.magnoliabox.c...

    St. Luke the Evangelist, circa 1520


    Russian Icons - St Luke the Evangelist - Jan Morsink Ikonen

    Evangelist Matthew

    Manuscript Illumination with the Evangelist Luke | Byzantine | late 13th-early 14th century | Tempera and gold on parchment | Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Saints John the Evangelist and Mary Magdalene

    Icon of St. Mary Magdalene for Mother Leigh Hall. [by Kenneth Hosley] In the early Church, St. Mary Magdalene was given the title “Equal to the Apostles” or more importantly “Apostle to the Apostles.” While Roman Catholicism has vilified her as a prostitute since Pope Gregory the Great in 591 until the Vatican finally yet quietly withdrew the remark in 1969, the Eastern Church has always honored her for the exceptional role she played in the life of Jesus and early Christianity.

    Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Four Evangelists

    Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Four Evangelists Date: 11th century Geography: Made in Cologne, Germany

    wonderful article - "Saint John, the 'Apostle of Love'" christianorthodox... (John and his disciple Prochorus)

    St. Luke's day - 18 Oct (15th century Byzantine icon, Recklinghausen, Germany; "This is probably the first time this rarely painted theme appeared on an icon.")

    VLADIMIR ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD - I think this is my favorite icon of the Virgin Mary and Christ. "Words cannot describe this icon; any verbal expression would be hollow compared to the gaze of the Theotokos from her image. This look contains everything – life and death; resurrection, eternity, immortality. According to ancient tradition, the Holy Evangelist, Physician, and Iconographer Luke painted three icons of the Theotokos. When the Most Pure One looked at them, she said: “May the gra...

    Advocata Nostra, the oldest icon of Mary in Rome, at the Dominican Sisters Convent on Via Trionfale on Monte Mario. This icon can be traced back to its origin in Jerusalem, where tradition has it that it was painted by St Luke after the Resurrection, at the request of the apostles. But the tradition also states that after St Luke had sketched the outline, the image of Our Lady appeared on it. No human hand was involved. Such works are referred to as achiropita—'made without hands'.

    St. Matthew, apostle

    Mary altar

    Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels, ca. 1350 Lippo Memmi (Filippo di Memmo) (Italian, Sienese, active by 1317, died 1356) Tempera on wood, gold ground

    Icon of the Mother of God the “Milkgiver”

    Simone Martini (Italian, active by 1315–died 1344). Saint Andrew, ca. 1326. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.23) #mustache #movember