Saint John The Russian Confessor Russian Greek Orthodox Byzantine Christian Icon
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Saint John The Russian Confessor Russian Greek Orthodox Byzantine Christian Icon:
Precise copy of old Byzantine icon.
Authentic iconography colors, inalterable in time.
Coated with high gloss lacquer finish by traditional artisans.
Beautiful icon is 4"wide x 5 1/2" high mounted into dark ebony-colored wood.
John The Russian ConfessorThe Holy New Confessor John, a native of Russia,was captured during the Russian campaign against the Turks in 1711and was thereafter sold into slavery in Asia Minor. In this conditionhe struggled to serve God. He remained steadfast in the ChristianFaith in the face of the many enticements the Moslems provided tolure him to their error, and was granted the grace to work miraclesby his prayers. He reposed in peace in 1730. His relics remainedincorrupt and are found at New Procopion of Euboia in Greece.
Mounted hook for hanging.
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