Barnabas the Apostle - Byzantine Icon

[BYZ_st26-9496]

Iconographer: Sieppes Bros.

Commemorates on: June 11th
Saint Barnabas, one of the Seventy, was from Cyprus, of the tribe of Levi, and a fellow disciple with Paul under Gamaliel. He was called Joses, but was renamed Barnabas, which means "son of consolation," perhaps to distinguish him from the Joses called Barsabas and surnamed Justus. Saint Barnabas had a field, which he sold and brought the money to the Apostles. Before the conversion of Saul to Paul, it was Barnabas who was the leader of the Seventy Apostles, the first in preaching and chief spokesman. After Sauls vision on the road to Damascus, it was Barnabas who joined him to the Apostles when the others, because of Sauls reputation as a persecutor of the Church, still feared him; again it was Saint Barnabas who conscripted Paul as a preacher, bringing him from Tarsus to Antioch after the stoning of Stephen, to assist in spreading the Gospel. Saint Barnabas preached the Gospel in many places, traveled together with Paul, and finally was stoned to death by the Jews in his native Cyprus. During the reign of Zeno, in the year 478, his sacred relics were found, having on his chest the Gospel according to Matthew written in Greek by Barnabas own hand. This Gospel was brought to Zeno. Because of this the Church of Cyprus received the right of autonomy, and its archbishop was given the privilege, like the emperor, of signing his decrees and encyclicals in vermilion.

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2.5x3.5 in (6x9 cm) - flat 0.1 kg(s) $5.00USD $4.00USD
4x6 in (10x15 cm) - flat 0.2 kg(s) $10.00USD $8.00USD
6x8 in (15x20 cm) - flat 0.3 kg(s) $20.00USD $16.00USD
8x10 in (20x25 cm) - flat 0.6 kg(s) $30.00USD $24.00USD
5.5x7 in (14x18 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 0.35 kg(s) $40.00USD $32.00USD
12x16 in (30x40 cm) - flat 1.7 kg(s) $50.00USD $40.00USD
7x9.5 in (18x24 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 0.65 kg(s) $60.00USD $48.00USD
9.5x12 in (24x30 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 0.85 kg(s) $80.00USD $64.00USD
12x16 in (30x40 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 2.7 kg(s) $120.00USD $96.00USD
20x28 in (50x70 cm) - flat 4.9 kg(s) $150.00USD $120.00USD
14x18 in (35x45 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 4.4 kg(s) $150.00USD $120.00USD
20x28 in (50x70 cm) - engraved with gold leaf 5.9 kg(s) $250.00USD $200.00USD
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