Icons of St Paraskevi

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Agia Paraskevi

Agia Paraskevi

St. Paraskevi

St. Paraskevi

St. Paraskevi

St. Paraskevi

St Paraskevi, the Great Martyr

St Paraskevi, the Great Martyr

St Paraskevi

St Paraskevi

Icon painted in egg tempera with gilding on wood prepared with gesso. Subject: St Paraskevi-Pyatnitsa. The saint holds a cross and inscribed scroll; above her head, a jewelled crown held by two archangels (Gabriel and Michael).

Icon painted in egg tempera with gilding on wood prepared with gesso. Subject: St Paraskevi-Pyatnitsa. The saint holds a cross and inscribed scroll; above her head, a jewelled crown held by two archangels (Gabriel and Michael).

Saint Paraskevi

Saint Paraskevi

Saint Paraskevi~The virgin martyr Saint Paraskevi of Rome She was tortured repeatably and eventually killed for preaching the Gospel, mostly to other women. Her name means "preparations" because she was born on a Friday. For this reason she holds an icon of the passion of Christ which occurred on a Friday.

Saint Paraskevi~The virgin martyr Saint Paraskevi of Rome She was tortured repeatably and eventually killed for preaching the Gospel, mostly to other women. Her name means "preparations" because she was born on a Friday. For this reason she holds an icon of the passion of Christ which occurred on a Friday.

Byzantine icon of Saint Paraskevi; the patron saint for health of the eyes. By Ikon Atelier.  www.ikonatelier.com.au

Byzantine icon of Saint Paraskevi; the patron saint for health of the eyes. By Ikon Atelier. www.ikonatelier.com.au

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