Saint Ephraim of Syria - Byzantine Icon

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Commemorates on : January 28
Saint Ephraim was born in Nisibis of Mesopotamia some time about the year 306, and in his youth was the disciple of Saint James, Bishop of Nisibis, one of the 318 Fathers at the First Ecumenical Council. Ephraim lived in Nisibis, practicing a severe ascetical life and increasing in holiness, until 363, the year in which Julian the Apostate was slain in his war against the Persians, and his successor Jovian surrendered Nisibis to them. Ephraim then made his dwelling in Edessa, where he found many heresies to do battle with. He waged an especial war against Bardaisan; this gnostic had written many hymns propagating his errors, which by their sweet melodies became popular and enticed souls away from the truth. Saint Ephraim, having received from God a singular gift of eloquence, turned Bardaisans own weapon against him, and wrote a multitude of hymns to be chanted by chain of women, which set forth the true doctrines, refuted heretical error, and praised the contests of the Martyrs. Shortly before the end of his life, a famine broke out in Edessa, and Saint Ephraim left his cell to rebuke the rich for not sharing their goods with the poor. The rich answered that they knew no one to whom they could entrust their goods. Ephraim asked them, "What do you think of me?" When they confessed their reverence for him, he offered to distribute their alms, to which they agreed. He himself cared with his own hands for many of the sick from the famine, and so crowned his life with mercy and love for neighbour. Saint Ephraim reposed in Peace, according to some in the year 373, according to others, 379.

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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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by Andrew Lumsden, UK Date Added: Friday 10 November, 2017
Hello OramaWorld, Many many thanks for PayPal invoice for order of small flat holy icon of St. Jude. I am so pleased that you do stock. I look forward to my delivery, please send together with other icons ordered. Once again thanks. Happy Sunday. God Bless ..

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