^The entrance to Dionysioy Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece

The entrance to Dionysioy Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece (by vasilpro) ~ Stonework & Brick & Painting.

^The entrance to Dionysioy Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece

The entrance to Dionysioy Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece (by vasilpro) ~ Stonework & Brick & Painting.

Icon of Holy Archangel Gabriel, Byzantine (Constantinople or Sinai?), 13th century. The Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt.

Icon of Holy Archangel Gabriel, Byzantine (Constantinople or Sinai? The Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt.

"Where eagles dare".. Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece (by Nikos O'Nick on Flickriver)

"Where eagles dare". Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece // by Nikos…

Icon of the Mother of God “of Tenderness” from Seraphim-Diveyevo - Orthodox Church in America

Seraphim of Sarov held this image of the Mother of God in the greatest reverence, praying before it in his monastic cell, and naming it "Joy of Joys".

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This is an example of a art piece from the Byzantine empire. It is a piece of Mosaic art. Mosaic art is putting small colored glass pieces together to form a big picture.

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