Past Exhibitions | Transcendent Art: Icons from Yaroslavl, Russia : Hexameron

Hexameron means ‘six days’ in Greek. In the Russian Orthodox tradition, every day of the week has its own theme: “Descent into Hell” for Sunday, “The Assembly of the Archangels” for Monday, “The Be…

A blessed, creative and happy month to each of you ! The February Menaion Icon The word Menaion (Gr: Μηναίον) comes from the Greek word meaning “of the month”. It is used to describe a way of grouping together liturgical texts, prayers and stories based on the order of Saints’ days and other feast days in the Church calendar. A Menaion Icon is similar in that it is a pictorial grouping together of Saints and feasts, usually in rows, according to their order in the Church calendar.

A blessed, creative and happy month to each of you ! The February Menaion Icon The word Menaion (Gr: Μηναίον) comes from the Greek word meaning “of the month”. It is used to describe a way of grouping together liturgical texts, prayers and stories based on the order of Saints’ days and other feast days in the Church calendar. A Menaion Icon is similar in that it is a pictorial grouping together of Saints and feasts, usually in rows, according to their order in the Church calendar.

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The Russian Store - We buy & Sell Antique Russian Greek Orthodox icons, reliquary items & religious artefacts

The Russian Store - We buy & Sell Antique Russian Greek Orthodox icons, reliquary items & religious artefacts

Saints of July: The July Menaion Icon ~ NicholsononAbortion

The Menaion Icon for July (Vologda,Oblast, Russia Century)

The Russian Store - We buy & Sell Antique Russian Greek Orthodox icons, reliquary items & religious artefacts

Russian Icon - Synaxaria: Calendar for the Month of April ca. Central Russia Egg tempera and gilding on wood

(Courtesy of the Icon Museum, Kampen:  ikonenmuseumkampen.nl

(Courtesy of the Icon Museum, Kampen: ikonenmuseumkampen.


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