Icons
An icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn "image") is generally a flat panel painting depicting Jesus, Mary, saints and angels, which is venerated among Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and in certain Easte...
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Russian icons
An exploration of the icon of the three visitors to Abraham (Genesis 18:1-18) painted by the great Russian icon artist Andrei Rublev (c1365 - c 1427). It is ...
Cretan School
Cretan School describes an important school of icon painting, also known as Post-Byzantine art, which flourished while Crete was under Venetian rule during the late Middle Ages, reaching its climax af...
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Byzantine Iconoclasm
Byzantine Iconoclasm (Greek: Εἰκονομαχία, Eikonomachía) refers to two periods in the history of the Byzantine Empire when the use of religious images or icons was opposed by religious and imperial...
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Acheiropoieta
Acheiropoieta (Byzantine Greek: ἀχειροποίητα, "made without hand"; singular acheiropoieton) — also called Icons Made Without Hands (and variants) — are a particular kind of icon which are said to have...
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Russian icons
The use and making of icons entered Kievan Rus' following its conversion to Orthodox Christianity in AD 988. As a general rule, these icons strictly followed models and formulas hallowed by Byzantine ...
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Romanian icons
In the Romanian Orthodox Church, icons serve much the same purpose as they do in the rest of the worldwide Orthodox Church. The art of painting them has seen a revival after the end of the communist p...
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Theotokos of Tolga
The Theotokos of Tolga (Russian: Толгская икона Божией Матери) is a Russian Orthodox icon representing the Virgin Mary (Theotokos) with the infant Jesus Christ. The Theotokos of Tolga, named after...
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Orans
Orans, a loanword from Medieval Latin translated as one who is praying or pleading, also Orant or Orante, is a figure in art with extended arms or bodily attitude of prayer, usually standing, with the...
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Theodore Jurewicz
Fr. Theodore Jurewicz (Russian: Феодор Юревич; 1953, Erie, Pennsylvania) is a Polish-American Orthodox old-rite priest and artist specializing in painting Byzantine icons and frescoes. Father Jure...
Our Lady of Kazan
Our Lady of Kazan, also called Theotokos of Kazan (Russian: Казанская Богоматерь tr. Kazanskaya Bogomater'), was a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing...
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Our Lady of the Sign (Novgorod)
Znа́meniye (Russian: Зна́мение) or Our Lady of the Sign is an icon in the orans style, dated at the first half of the 12th century. The icon was painted in medieval Novgorod. It is one of the most rev...
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Theodore Poulakis
Theodore Poulakis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Πουλάκης, 1622–1692) was a Greek Renaissance painter. He was born in Crete and migrated to Venice where he did most of his work. Poulakis was a member of the Cre...
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Joy of All Who Sorrow
In Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Christianity, the Joy of All Who Sorrow (Russian: Всех скорбящих Радость) is a title given to the Theotokos (Mary, the mother of Jesus). The iconography is...
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Dimitar Zograf
Dimitar Hristov (Bulgarian: Димитър Христов), better known as Dimitar Zograf (Димитър Зограф) (1796–1860), was a noted 19th-century Bulgarian painter known for his icons.Born in Samokov to the fam...
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Emmanuel Tzanes
Emmanuel Tzanes (Greek: Εμμανουήλ Τζάνες, 1610 – 28 March 1690), also known as Buniales (Greek: Μπουνιαλής), was a Greek Renaissance painter.He was born in Crete and migrated to Venice w...
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Theotokos of Kursk
The Kursk Root Icon (also Our Lady of Kursk) (Russian: Богоматерь Курская Коренная, Bogomater Kurskaya Korennaya, literally Theotokos of Kursk, Found Among the Roots) is an icon of Theotokos of th...
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