Antique Russian Silver-Gilt and Cloisonne Enamel Icon Moscow, Russia 1908-1917 A very fine Russian Icon of St. John Chrysostom (golden mouthed) known in the Russian Orthodox Church as Ioan Zlatoust, archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father (c. 347–407).
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Mater Misericordiae A painting of the miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy, venerated in the chapel above the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The image is venerated worldwide by Lithuanian and Polish Catholics. In Poland it is known as the ‘Matki Boskiej Ostrobramskiej’, or Our Lady of Ostra Brama. The Russian Orthodox Church also acknowledges the image as miraculous. Reblogged: allaboutmary
An icon is a representation of holy figures in the Orthodox Christian tradition. The icon has a deep theological meaning that differentiates it from the holy picture. The icon is fully integrated into the orthodox catechesis but also in the Eastern Catholic Churches which have preserved the tradition of the icon.