Byzantine Hand Painted Icon of Holy Prophet Elias.
Holy Prophet Elias lived in Gilead and exercised his prophetic work during the 9th and 10th centuries. His name, Elias, means "Yah is My God" in Hebrew. He lived an ascetic life and showed great zeal for the Teaching of God. His miracles were many and magnificent which testify to his highest theological importance.
The incarnate Angel, the Cornerstone of the Prophets, the second Forerunner of the Coming of Christ, the glorious Elias (Elijah), who from above, sent down to Elisha the grace to dispel sickness and cleanse lepers, abounds therefore in healing for those who honor him.
Hand-Painted Icons occupy a valuable place in ecclesiastical art because, beyond their obvious artistic value, a hand-painted icon unites man with the holiness of the depicted person.
For the Hand-Painted Icon of Holy Prophet Elias, our experienced painters use traditional techniques and high-quality materials that offer excellent depiction and durability over time.
All our Hand-Painted Icons are painted with egg tempera, while you can choose the size of the icon, the decoration of the background, the language of the inscriptions as well as the type of wood you wish to use.
Note: The final Icon may slightly differ from the catalog photo.
Feast: July 20
Iconographer: Monk Michael, Mount Athos
Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 14 to 21 days.
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