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Різдво Господа нашого Ісуса Христа ~ If only the Vatican's 2017 nativity scene was centred on Christ (and the Holy Family) half as much as this icon.

The History Of The Icon The Vladimir Mother Of God The city of Vladimir (from which the icon takes its name) is located on the Klyazma [two syllables] River, about 100 miles East of Moscow. It's one of Russia's most ancient cities. ("Vladi" means "He who possesses/owns"; "mir" (in this instance) means "the world." Hence, Owner/King/Ruler of The World. In very much the same that Vladivostok means "The Lord of the East.") Not so coincidentally, Vladimir is also the name of the first Grand…

The History Of The Icon The Vladimir Mother Of God The city of Vladimir (from which the icon takes its name) is located on the Klyazma [two syllables] River, about 100 miles East of Moscow. It's one of Russia's most ancient cities. ("Vladi" means "He who possesses/owns"; "mir" (in this instance) means "the world." Hence, Owner/King/Ruler of The World. In very much the same that Vladivostok means "The Lord of the East.") Not so coincidentally, Vladimir is also the name of the first Grand…

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Экспозиция русской иконы Новгородского музея-заповедника пополнилась новым шедевром мирового уровня

Экспозиция русской иконы Новгородского музея-заповедника пополнилась новым шедевром мирового уровня

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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.

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