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t16_1.jpg (551×697) Трубчевской иконы Божией Матери (1765).

Righteous Lazarus of the Four-Days, brother of Martha and Mary Magdalene, lived in Bethany village close to Jerusalem. Jesus often visited, called L His friend, and resurrected him after 4 days in the grave. Lazarus lived 30 years more as bishop of Kiteia, Cyprus. His relics were discovered in a marble coffin inscribed "Lazarus of the Four-Days, the friend of Christ" and taken to Constantinople in 898. His resurrection is celebrated the Saturday of the 6th Week of Great Lent, "Lazarus…

John the Baptist #Russian #Orthodox #icon Иоанн Предтеча Примечание: Конец 60-х - начало 70-х годов XVI века. Ярославль.