MADONNA OF JERUSALEM HOLY VIRGIN MARY JESUS LARGE ICON Shipping Info Description 33109
Esteemed by Catholic and Orthodox Christians icon!
MOTHER of GOD HOLY VIRGIN MARY "OUR LADY OF JERUSALEM" blessed amazing icon. Very colorful- well made by gold stamping pressed paper method at the Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchal Print. Very Large size- its measured 11.8" x 15.8" inches (300MM by 400MM) well-made print stock paper glued to robust 5mm thick and heavy plastic plate. GREAT SPIRITUAL COLLECTIBLE & PERFECT Gift for Your Loved Ones! RARE BEAUTY, HEAVENLY COLORS- EVEN BETTER THAN PICTURES!
The Mother of God is depicted in the traditional pose of the Hodigitria, Greek for "pointer of the way." , the Virgin points with her right hand to the Christ Child as being "the Way, the Truth, and the Life." The letters on either side of the Virgin's head mean "Maria, Mother of God," and the letters above Christ's halo, IC XC, acronym for Jesus Christ.
According to Church tradition, the original icon was painted by the Apostle St.Luke in Gethsemane, w the tomb of the Mother of God is located, in the 15th year after the Ascension of Our Lord. In the 5th century A.D., the icon was translated from Jerusalem to Constantinople. After Constantinople was taken by the Russes, it was brought to Chersonesus ... read more