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Here is the 12th Century Our Lady of Vladimir icon, painted in Constantinople

byzantio: “ byzantio: “ Our Lady of Vladimir First third of the century Wood, tempera 104 x 69 The most Orthodox and revered icon in medieval Russia, «Our Lady of Vladimir

Mary becomes Mother of God: The year 431 A.D. was a momentous one in the history of the Queen of Heaven.  That's the year the church fathers, meeting in Ephesus in modern day Turkey,  officially de...

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Andrei Rublev. The Virgin of Vladimir. Detail. Olga's Gallery.

Virgin of Vladimir by Andrei Rublev, Russian orthodox monk and iconographer

The History Of The Icon The Vladimir Mother Of God The city of Vladimir (from which the icon takes its name) is located on the Klyazma [two syllables] River, about 100 miles East of Moscow. It's one of Russia's most ancient cities. ("Vladi" means "He who possesses/owns"; "mir" (in this instance) means "the world." Hence, Owner/King/Ruler of The World. In very much the same that Vladivostok means "The Lord of the East.") Not so coincidentally, Vladimir is also the name of the first Grand…

The History Of The Icon The Vladimir Mother Of God The city of Vladimir (from which the icon takes its name) is located on the Klyazma [two syllables] River, about 100 miles East of Moscow. It's one of Russia's most ancient cities. ("Vladi" means "He who possesses/owns"; "mir" (in this instance) means "the world." Hence, Owner/King/Ruler of The World. In very much the same that Vladivostok means "The Lord of the East.") Not so coincidentally, Vladimir is also the name of the first Grand…

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The "Theotokos of Vladimir" icon century) symbol of Russia (Eleusa, Madonna Eleusa, Panagia Eleousa - or Virgin of Tenderness, Virgin of Mercy)

Man of Sorrows (Akra Tapeinosis). Last quarter of 12th century, Byzantine Museum, Kastoria, Greece.

Man of Sorrows (Akra Tapeinosis). Last quarter of century, Byzantine Museum, Kastoria, Greece.

The artwork Gottesmutter von Wladimir we deliver as art print on canvas, poster, plate or finest hand made paper.

Archangel Michael - 1400 - Byzantium

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A Byzantine icon of St Mary and Baby Jesus in the Church of the Cross , Jerusalem, Israel

A Byzantine icon of St Mary and Baby Jesus in the Church of the Cross , Jerusalem, Israel

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~ Theotokos of Vladimir. My favorite icon of the Theotokos. The tradition is that St Luke the Evangelist painted this icon.

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