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Icon of the New Testament Trinity from Constantinople

This is a relatively recent acquisition for the Cleveland Museum of Art.  Christ is shown on sitting on the right hand of the Father, which is a reference to the Nicene Creed.  The dove in the middle represents the Holy … Continue reading

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Icon of the Mother of God and the Infant Christ by Angelos Akotantos

Angelos Akotantos was a Byzantine Cretan icon painter who lived in the 15th century.  According to tradition, icons are not painted; they are written.  I remember seeing an article about the Russian Orthodox Church in Russia after the fall of … Continue reading

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