Generally, icons of the Theotokos show her holding her Son. In this rare icon, Theotokos is shown without Christ.

Generally, in the Orthodox Christian tradition, icons of the Theotokos show her holding her Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. She is the Mother of God, and so it is right to represent her as a Mother holding the infant Jesus Who is God.

Theotokos: Queen of Heaven.

Orthodox Prayers to the MostHoly Glorious Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

Byzantine iconography style Más

Byzantine iconography style Más

Pehmeästi toteutettu vaatevaalennos. https://scontent-ams2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11412126_10207328019145644_2012927828502525114_n.jpg?oh=e07e761e51017af04f479f281cee08b1&oe=562DA84B

Pehmeästi toteutettu vaatevaalennos. https://scontent-ams2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11412126_10207328019145644_2012927828502525114_n.jpg?oh=e07e761e51017af04f479f281cee08b1&oe=562DA84B

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Maestro del Bigallo - Madonna col Bambino in trono e due angeli (o Madonna Bardini) - tempera su tavola - 1230 circa - Galleria degli Uffizi a Firenze.

notizie G.: Madonna col Bambino in trono e due angeli (Maestro.

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