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THE ICON:TRUTH AND FABLES - Chapter 5 - Spiritual vision and the icon - mmekourdukova — ЖЖ Christ Pantocrator, Orthodox Christian Icons, Christian Artwork, Russian Icons, Religious Paintings, Russian Orthodox, Orthodox Christianity, Biblical Art, Russian Artists

Spiritual vision is considered, and not without reason, as a fundamental element of this phenomenon that we call the icon. Let us take a closer look at what this vision consists of, so as to avoid confusion and misunderstandings. I would start with a series of quotations from the well-known work of…

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The Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign”, depicts the Most Holy Theotokos with prayerfully uplifted hands, and the Divine Infant is at Her bosom in a mandorla (or sphere). This depiction of the Mother of God is regarded as one of the very first of Her iconographic images. In the…

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