Byzantine Hand Painted Icon of Saint Theodore the Great Martyr, Tyro.
Saint Theodore the Great Martyr, Tyro, came from the Black Sea and belonged to the Tyrones, i.e. the newly recruited soldiers. When his officers discovered his faith, they asked him to renounce it. However, he refused and was tortured in a red-hot furnace until his death.
Apolytikion of Saint Theodore the Tyro
Great are the achievements of faith! In the fountain of flame, as by the water of rest, the holy Martyr Theodore rejoiced; for having been made a whole-burnt offering in the fire, he was offered as sweet bread unto the Trinity. By his prayers, O Christ God, save our souls.
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 Saint Theodore the Great Martyr, Tyro, 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: February 17
Iconographer: Monk Michael, Mount Athos
Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 14 to 21 days.
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