Saint Catherine - Aged Byzantine Icon
Iconographer: Kassianis & Kiprianis
Commemorates on: November 25
Saint Catherine, who was from Alexandria, was the daughter of Constas (or Cestus). She was an exceedingly beautiful maiden, most chaste, and illustrious in wealth, lineage, and learning. By her steadfast understanding, she utterly vanquished the passionate and unbridled soul of Maximinus, the tyrant of Alexandria; and by her eloquence, she stopped the mouths of the so-called philosophers who had been gathered to dispute with her. She was crowned with the crown of martyrdom in the year 305. Her holy relics were taken by Angels to the holy mountain of Sinai, where they were discovered many years later; the famous monastery of Saint Catherine was originally dedicated to the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord and the Burning Bush, but later was dedicated to Saint Catherine.
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by Mr. John VaskovDate Added: Thursday 04 June, 2015
I received the icons yesterday. They are beautiful (as I had no doubt they would be). Thanks again for everything.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 June, 2002
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