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Science of the Saints, 3 September, Holy Hieromartyr Anthimus, Bishop Of Nicomedia Fresco, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Tempera, Mural Painting, Paintings, Orthodox Icons, Persecution, Sacred Art

Science of the Saints, 3 September, Holy Hieromartyr Anthimus, Bishop Of Nicomedia

The Hieromartyr Anthimus, Bishop of Nicomedia, and the Martyrs with him suffered during the time of the persecution against Christians under the emperors Diocletian (284-305) and Maximian (284-305)…

Science of the Saints, Sep.), St Simeon the Stylite Orthodox Catholic, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Christianity, Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Saint 14, Day Of Pentecost, Religion, Religious Images

Science of the Saints, 1 September, St Simeon the Stylite

The Monk Simeon the Stylite was born in the Cappadocian village of Sisan in the Christian family of Susotian and Martha. At 13 years of age he began to tend his father's flock of sheep. To this his first obedience he concerned himself attentively and with love. One time, having heard in church the Gospel…

Information on the lives of many Orthodox Christian saints commemorated during the liturgical year with icons pertaining to that saint or feastday. Religious Icons, Religious Art, Fresco, Religious Paintings, Best Icons, Byzantine Icons, Art Corner, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Icons

Science of the Saints, 23 August, St Lupus

The Martyr Lupus lived in the late Third Century – early Fourth Century, and was a faithful servant of the holy Great Martyr Demetrius of Soluneia (Thessalonika, Commemorated on 26 October).…

Science of the Saints, Sep.), The Holy Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, And Nymphodora The Holy Mountain, Pagan Gods, Prayers For Healing, Byzantine Icons, Selling Art, Holi, Christianity, Saints, Science

Science of the Saints, 10 September, The Holy Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, And Nymphodora

The Holy Virgins Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora (305-311), were sisters by birth, and they were from Bithynia (Asia Minor). Distinguished for their especial piety, the Christian sisters wanted…

Science of the Saints, Sep.), Holy Martyr Sozon The Shepherd Orthodox Christianity, The Shepherd, Orthodox Icons, Holi, Worship, Saints, Blessed, Science, Painting

Science of the Saints, 7 September, Holy Martyr Sozon The Shepherd

The Martyr Sozon, a native of Licaonea, was a shepherd. He read the Holy Scriptures attentively, and he loved to share his knowledge about the One God with the shepherds who gathered together with …

Science of the Saints, Sep.), St Theodora Of Alexandria World C, Night Prayer, 11. September, The Monks, The Brethren, Orthodox Icons, Falling Down, Alexandria, Holy Spirit

Science of the Saints, 11 September, St Theodora Of Alexandria

The Nun Theodora of Alexandria and her husband lived in Alexandria. Love and harmony ruled in their family, and this was hateful to the enemy of salvation. Goaded on by the devil, a certain rich ma…

The Blessed Offense and the Nativity of the Theotokos Jesus Forgives, Temple In Jerusalem, Christian Girls, Christian Clothing, Archangel Gabriel, Strong Faith, Shirt Print Design, Shirt Designs, High Priest

Science of the Saints, 8 September, THE NATIVITY OF THE MOST HOLY MOTHER OF GOD

The Most Holy Virgin Mary was born at a time when people had reached such limits of decay of moral values that it seemed altogether impossible to restore them. The best minds of this era were aware…

Saint Bartholomew the Apostle - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons Roman Church, Russian Icons, Religious Paintings, Christian Art, Christian Crosses, Byzantine Icons, Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox Icons, Holy Spirit

Science of the Saints, 25 August, Transfer of the Relics of Saint Bartholomew

The Transfer of the Relics of the Apostle Bartholomew took place at the end of the Sixth Century. His apostolic activity and martyr’s end are remembered by the Church on 11 June. The Apostle …

Science of the Saints, 12-IX (30 Aug.), Saints Alexander, John, and Paul, Patriarchs of Constantinople Ecumenical Council, St Constantine, Saint Gregory, 30 August, Byzantine, Pagan, Jesus Christ, Empire, Saints

Science of the Saints, 30 August, Saints Alexander, John, and Paul, Patriarchs of Constantinople

Saints Alexander, John, and Paul, Patriarchs of Constantinople, lived at different times, but each of them happened to clash with the activities of heretics who sought to distort the teachings of t…

Science of the Saints, 20 August, Holy Prophet Samuel Judges Of Israel, One Step Forward, The Birth Of Christ, The Tabernacle, High Priest, Byzantine Icons, Orthodox Icons, Christian Art, Saints

Science of the Saints, 20 August, Holy Prophet Samuel

The Prophet Samuel was the fifteenth and last of the Judges of Israel, living more than 1146 years before the Birth of Christ. He was descended from the Tribe of Levi, and was the son of Elkanah fr…

Science of the Saints, 26 August, Ss Adrian and Natalia Rest In The Lord, Young And Rich, God Prayer, Pretoria, Lightning Strikes, Orthodox Icons, Persecution, Emperor, New Day

Science of the Saints, 26 August, Ss Adrian and Natalia

The Martyrs Adrian and Natalia were married in their youth for one year prior to their martyrdom. They lived in Bithynian Nicomedia during the time of the emperor Maximian (305-311). Having started…

 Zacharias and Elizabeth with their son, the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptizer John. Roman Church, Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox Icons, Priest, Holy Spirit, Holi, Saints, Old Things, Father

Science of the Saints, 5 September, Holy Prophet Zacharias, Father Of The Forerunner

The Holy Prophet Zacharias and Holy Righteous Elizabeth were the parents of the holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist of the Lord, John. They were descended from the lineage of Aaron: Saint Zachari…

Science of the Saints, 28 August, St Moses the Ethiopian St Moses The Black, Bible Timeline, Russian Orthodox, Orthodox Christianity, The Monks, The Brethren, Him Band, Holi, Egypt

Science of the Saints, 28 August, St Moses the Ethiopian

The Monk Moses Murin lived during the Fourth Century in Egypt. He was an Ethiopian, and he was black of skin and therefore called “Murin” (meaning “like an Ethiopian”). In h…

 Jude - October Also named Thaddeus. One of the original 12 Apostles and patron saint of desperate causes. Catholic News, Catholic Art, Catholic Saints, Patron Saints, Spiritual Eyes, Religious Paintings, Orthodox Icons, History, Saint Jude

Science of the Saints, 21 August, Holy Apostle Thaddeus of the Seventy

The Disciple from the Seventy, Thaddeus, was by descent a Hebrew, and he was born in the Syrian city of Edessa. (The holy Disciple from the Seventy Thaddeus must be distinguished from the Apostle f…

Science of the Saints, 31 August, Deposition of the Cincture of the Mother of God Unclean Spirits, Christianity, Saints, Science, God, Dios, Allah, The Lord

Science of the Saints, 31 August, Deposition of the Cincture of the Mother of God

The Placing of the Venerable Cincture of the Most Holy Mother of God in the Constantinople Blachernae Church was during the reign of the emperor Arcadius (395‑408). Before this the holy relic, entr…

Science of the Saints, Aug.), St Emilian, Bishop of Cyzicus Alexandria, Saints, Funny Pictures, Old Things, Science, Jerusalem, Emperor, Image Search, Greek

Science of the Saints, 24 August, St Eutychius

The Hieromartyr Eutychius, a disciple of the holy Apostles John the Theologian and Paul, lived from the First Century into the beginning Second Century, and was from the city of Palestinian Sebaste…