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Collection by Tyulpan Tsvetokova

Tyulpan Tsvetokova
St John the Baptist Λόγοι πνευματικοί [spiritual reasons] Religious Icons, Religious Art, Religious Images, Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Russian Icons, Best Icons, John The Baptist, Virgin Mary


Η Εκκλησία συνηθίζει την επαύριο ορισμένων Δεσποτικών και Θεομητορικών εορτών να τιμά εκείνον που υπηρέτησε το εν λόγω μυστήριο· και σήμερα, επαύριο των Θεοφανείων, τιμά τον Βαπτιστή και Πρόδρομο, και τον εγκωμιάζει ως τον μεγαλύτερο των Προφητών, τον «πιο μεγάλο άνθρωπο που γέννησε ποτέ γυναίκα» (Ματθ. 11, 11), ως την φωνή του Λόγου, τον κήρυκα της Χάριτος, την χελιδόνα που προμηνύει την Άνοιξη την πνευματική, τον λύχνο του θείου Φωτός, την πνευματική αυγή που αναγγέλλει τον Ήλιο της…

St John The Baptist School or cultural centre: Byzantium The Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, John The Baptist, Religious Icons, Orthodox Icons, Old Art, Christian Art, Art Inspo, Saints

Holy Fathers in Praise of St. John the Baptist

And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment; behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings’ houses. But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet.

Icon from the Deësis Tier c. 1399 Egg tempera on wood, height 210 cm Cathedral of the Annunciation, Kremlin, MoscowTHEOPHANES the Greek Archangel Gabriel, Archangel Michael, Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Russian Icons, Russian Art, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Fresco

Icon from the Deësis Tier by THEOPHANES the Greek

Page of Icon from the Deësis Tier by THEOPHANES the Greek in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture (200-1900)

Detailed view: Saint John The Baptist- exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Orthodox Catholic, Orthodox Christianity, Russian Icons, Best Icons, Fresco

specialists in Russian icons

The Temple Gallery was founded by Richard Temple in 1959 as a centre for the study, restoration and exhibition of ancient Russian icons