Handmade Byzantine Icon of Apostle and Evangelist Saint John the Theologian with Saint Prochorus the Apostle.
Saint John was the son of Zebedee and Salome and was one of the first followers of John the Baptist and also one of the first disciples of Jesus Christ.
His missionary work was great as were the miracles he often performed. He wrote the "Gospel of John" and during his exile in Patmos under Domitian he wrote the "Revelation of John" also known as the "Apocalypse".
Saint John the Theologian and Evangelist is an important figure of the Scriptures as his teachings and his sermons such as "Love one another" still remain a bright path in the souls of Christians.
Saint Prochorus the Apostle was one of the Seven Deacons who took care of the community of the poor in Jerusalem and one of the Seventy Disciples chosen by Jesus Christ to preach His teaching. After the Dormition of the Virgin, Apostle Prochorus was exiled to Patmos together with Saint John the Theologian.
Apolytikion of Apostle and Evangelist Saint John the Theologian
Beloved Apostle of Christ our God, hasten to deliver a people without defense. He who permitted you to recline upon His bosom, accepts you on bended knee before Him. Beseech Him, O Theologian, to dispel the persistent cloud of nations, asking for us peace and great mercy.
Troparion of Saint Prochorus the Apostle
Holy apostle Prochorus of the Seventy; entreat the merciful; to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
The Icon of Apostle and Evangelist Saint John the Theologian with Saint Prochorus the Apostle is an exact copy of Byzantine art and is created by experienced craftsmen using the method of gold printing where hagiographic leaves of 22 karat gold are applied in detail to decorate the background.
During the final processing, the icon is painted with dark red color around the perimeter and polished with a special varnish to maintain its shine.
It is offered in level or recessed wooden surface and is suitable for wall mounting.
Iconographer: Holy Monastery Dormition of Theotokos Zerbitsis, Lakonia, Greece
Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 5 to 10 days.
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