Icons of Prophets 1
Check out our Bible Illustrated project! [youtube channel] [site] [facebook] [patreon] Prophets galleries: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Back to Icons of Prophets Back to the Main Page Ss. Abel and Melchizedek Righteous Abel Forefathers Jacob, Isaac and Abraham Prophet Jonah St. Elijah the Prophet St. Elijah Giving His Cloak to Elisha, Visoki Dečani Monastery St. Simeon the God-receiever and St. Anna the Prophetess St. John the Baptist Beheading of St. John the Baptist St. John the Baptist
Icons of Prophets 4
Check out our Bible Illustrated project! [youtube channel] [site] [facebook] [patreon] Icons of Prophets galleries: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Back to Icons of Prophets Back to the Main Page Melchizedek St. Elijah St. Moses St. Solomon St. David the King and Prophet St. Jonah the Prophet
48785 - Четыре апокалипсических существа - только ли символы евангелистов?
Главным источником толкования служит в Новом Завете Откровение Иоанна Богослова, который в своем видении престола Всевышнего на небе узрел странных существ: "...посреди престола и вокруг престола [находятся] четыре животных (τέσσαρα ζφα, quattuor animalia), исполненных очей спереди и сзади. И первое животное было подобно льву, и второе животное подобно тельцу, и третье животное имело лице, как человек, и четвертое животное подобно орлу летящему" (Откр.4:6-7). Эти "четыре животных"…
St. Anna Icon
Saint Anna was the wife of Saint Joachim, and their lives were occupied in prayer and good works. Nevertheless, they were childless, held as a sign of misfortune by the Jews. But in her old age God blessed her to miraculously become the mother of the Virgin Mary. She vowed her daughter to God, and at the age of three led her to the temple, saw her pass into the sanctuary, and then saw her no more. These saint icons depict one of the most venerated Saints of Christianity, her help is…
Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) | The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine of Siena | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine of Siena" Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena) Tempera and gold on wood; painted surface 11 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. At one time owned by Adolphe Stoclet.
Saint Catherine of Siena – Patroness of Europe and Doctor of the Church
Distance view of the high altar of Santa Maria sopra Minerva Rome, Piazza della Minerva In Rome the Dominican church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva is distinguished by its unusual, Gothic style and by the fact that one of the most important saints of Europe is entombed under the main altar. This body is not the remains of a great Pope, an Emperor or another politically important person. Probably surprising to some is the fact that it is the body of a young woman who in her brief life did an…