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Father's Day Special

This Season brings Father's Day. Here are suggestions for some great gift-giving with an added incentive.

The following selections are all discounted 25% off 
of regular retail price - a great savings and great gifts!

     Special Sale Offer only for Mounted Icons on This Page 
     Sale ends July 1, 2013
     No other discounts apply for this special.
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Then place order.

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for special discount order.
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Transfiguration - F84
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Transfiguration - F84
Product ID: F 84
Date: 20th c.
Location: Holy Pantocrator Monastery, Mt. Athos
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Aug 06

This is a modern Greek icon of the Tranfiguration showing the Lord in great Glory and Light revealing Himself to His Disciples in a way that is not as hidden as was His daily relationship with them.


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Theophany (c. 1600) - F148
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Theophany (c. 1600) - F148
Product ID: F148
Date: ca. 1600
Location: Icon Museum, Reclinghausen, Germany
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Jan 06

This is a traditional Greek icon from about 1600 where St. John has his right hand on Jesus' head to baptize him.  A personification of the Sea and the Jordan is seen in the water, for "the sea saw it and fled, Jordan was turned back." (Ps 113)


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Great High Priest - J07
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Great High Priest - J07
Product ID: J 07
Iconographer: Lionda, N.
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Style: Great High Priest
Heritage: Greek

Christ, the Great High Priest of His Church on earth, is shown holding an open Gospel Book in His left hand and blessing with His right hand.


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Christ Enthroned - J09
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Christ Enthroned - J09
Product ID: J 09
Iconographer: Tzanes, Emmanuel
Date: 17th c. (Mid)
Location: Byzantine Museum, Athens, Greece
Style: Enthroned
Heritage: Cretan

The Lord Almighty sits on a throne as the Ruler of the universe, and in His left hand He holds an opened Gospel. 


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Christ Blessing (Theophanes) - J16
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Christ Blessing (Theophanes) - J16
Product ID: J 16
Iconographer: Theophanes the Cretan
Date: 16th c. (Mid)
Location: Stavronikita Monastery, Mt. Athos
Heritage: Cretan

Painted in 1546, this mid 16th c. Cretan icon masterpiece is by the Monk Theophanes the Cretan, and is found today at Stavronikita Monastery on Mount Athos.


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Mosaic Pantocrator (Agia Sophia) - J30
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Mosaic Pantocrator (Agia Sophia) - J30
Product ID: J 30
Date: 13th c. (Late)
Location: Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul)
Style: Mosaic, Pantocrator
Heritage: Byzantine

Possibly the greatest icon of the late Paleologian Period, which began after the Restoration of the Byzantine Empire at Constantinople with the victory of Michael VIII Paleologus (1261-1282) that ended the Latin occupation.


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Prophet Elias (Serbian) - P97
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Prophet Elias (Serbian) - P97
Product ID: P 97
School: Raska
Location: Moraca Monastery, Montenegro
Style: Fresco
Heritage: Byzantine
Church Feast Day 1: Jul 20

This 13th century Byzantine fresco of the Raska School is from the Moraca Monastery in Montenegro.


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St. George - S14
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St. George - S14
Product ID: S 14
Iconographer: Lionda, N.
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Apr 23

Several Holy Saints and righteous ones are called "quick to hear," because the Faithful have had such quick response to their prayers when in dire need.  St. George is one of these Saints.  St. George pray for us!


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St. Nectarios - S21
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St. Nectarios - S21
Product ID: S 21
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Nov 09
Church Feast Day 2: Aug 21

St. Nectarios was born in 1846 in Selevria of Thrace in Greece into a poor family.  When he was 14 he went to Constantinople to work.  While there, he worked for a tobacco merchant who underpaid him and treated him poorly, so St. Nectarios  turned to prayer for his only consolation.


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St. Nicholas - S22
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St. Nicholas - S22
Product ID: S 22
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Stavronikita Monastery, Mt. Athos
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Dec 06
Church Feast Day 2: May 09

Known for his charity and love, St. Nicholas was chosen to be Archbishop of Myra. The patron of sailors and children, he died on December 6, 343.


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St. Demetrios - S205
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St. Demetrios - S205
Product ID: S205
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Oct 26

St. Demetrios was born to devout and noble parents in a.d. 270 in the city of Salonika, now Thessalonika in Greece, then part of the Roman Empire.  His father was the military governor of Salonika and a secret Christian.


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St. John the Baptist (3/4) - S270
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St. John the Baptist (3/4) - S270
Product ID: S270
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Dormition Monastery, Parnes, Greece
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Aug 29
Church Feast Day 2: Jan 07

The life of the glorious and angelic Forerunner as recorded in the Gospels is truly an inspiration and example to all Christians.


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St. Paul (Deisis, Dionysiou, 1542) - S298
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St. Paul (Deisis, Dionysiou, 1542) - S298
Product ID: S298
Iconographer: Euphrosynos the Cretan
Date: 16th c. (Mid)
Location: Dionysiou Monastery, Mt. Athos
Style: Supplicating
Heritage: Cretan
Church Feast Day 1: Jun 29

A part of a quite beautiful deisis or supplicating set of icons by the hand of Euphrosynos the Cretan in mid 16th c. (1542), this masterpiece of iconography still adorns the Holy Dionysiou Monastery on Mount Athos.


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St. Anthony the Great (Novgorod, 16th c.) - S355
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St. Anthony the Great (Novgorod, 16th c.) - S355
Product ID: S355
School: Novgorod
Date: 16th c. (Mid)
Location: Rumjancev Collection
Heritage: Russian
Church Feast Day 1: Jan 17

St. Anthony the Great, an Egyptian, was born in a.d. 250.  He was the first person in the Christian Church to live the distinctly monastic life, and became a hermit.


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Theotokos Enthroned - T14
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Theotokos Enthroned - T14
Product ID: T 14
Iconographer: Tzanes, Emmanuel
Date: 17th c. (Mid)
Style: Enthroned
Heritage: Cretan

The Virgin is seated on an elegant marble throne with the Lord of Lords seated on her lap blessing all of the Faithful. 


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Theotokos (Theophanes) - T37
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Theotokos (Theophanes) - T37
Product ID: T 37
Iconographer: Theophanes the Cretan
Date: 16th c. (Mid)
Location: Stavronikita Monastery, Mt. Athos
Style: Hodegetria (Directress)
Heritage: Cretan

This is one of the many icons painted in the mid-16th century by the master iconographer Theophanes the Cretan at Stavro-nikita Monastery on the Holy Mountain of Athos.


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Theotokos with St. Theodore & St. George (6th Century) - T71
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Theotokos with St. Theodore & St. George (6th Century) - T71
Product ID: T 71
Date: 6th c.
Location: St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai
Style: Encaustic, Enthroned
Heritage: Byzantine

The Mother of God is enthroned in the center of this famous icon, holding her Divine Son.    Beside her, as if guarding her with honor, are the soldiers Saints Theodore (on the left) and George (on the right).


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Theotokos
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Theotokos "Pantanassa" (Vatopedi, 17th c.) - T79
Product ID: T 79
Date: 17th c.
Location: Vatopedi Monastery, Mt. Athos
Style: Enthroned
Heritage: Greek

The most humble Handmaiden of the Lord, the Virgin Mary, is shown the greatest honor in this icon by placing her on a throne with her Son and God. 


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