Mother Of God Theotokos Vladimir Byzantine Russian Orthodox Religious Icon Gifts
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Mother Of God Theotokos Vladimir Byzantine Russian Orthodox Religious Icon Gifts:
Our Lady of Vladimir Russian Orthodox Byzantine IconGolden foil on wooden frame
Dimensions: 6.5cm x 7.7cm x 0.9mm / 2.5" x 3" x .35"Celebrate the bond between the Eastern and Western Church with this beautiful icon. Copies of this icon were made by a group of young people
in Moscow who converted to Christianity after a life of crime.
By buying this icon you are helping them to bring the Gospel to others.
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Translation of the writing on the back of the icon
The Vladimir Icon of Our Mother of God
Feast on May 21 / June 3 / June 23 / July 6 / August 26 / September 8
According to tradition, the icon was painted by Saint Luke, the Apostle and Evangelist. During the XII century the icon was transferred from Constantinople to Kiev. For a long time the icon was kept in Vyshhorod. Later on, in a miraculous way, our Most Holy Lady decided to bring her portrait to the city of Vladimir. The transfer of the miraculous icon to Vladimir took place during the reign of Prince Andrew Bogoliubski. Today, the icon is on permanent display in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
Kontakion. Tone 8 (thematic hymn)O most worthy and victorious leader in battle, who by the coming of your holy icon has delivered us from evil, O most Holy Lady and Mother of God, we observe the holy feast of your coming and call upon you: rejoice O bride and maiden ever-pure!