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Saint Glykeria icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of St Glyceria, Byzantine art wall hanging icon wood plaque, religious decor

Saint Glykeria icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of St Glyceria, Byzantine art wall hanging icon wood plaque, religious decor

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This wonderful icon has been created with the technique of lithography and has a double varnish to ensure waterproof and duration in time. The creator of this icon has learned the canonization of iconography in workshops of the Monasteries of Mount Athos, where he was taught both the technique of lithography and the process of handmade artificial ageing, which bears the image with the representation of Saint Glyceria.


Saint Glyceria, also known as Saint Glykeria or The Holy Martyr Glyceria (Glykeria) is known for having been a virgin martyr. Not much is known about her life in general, but we do know that she lived in Rome during a time when Christians were actively persecuted. The accepted religion of the Romans at the time was the old pagan, polytheistic ones that involved worshipping gods such as Jupiter (Zeus) and the others in the Roman pantheon. Those who didn’t have these beliefs were persecuted and often martyred.


Glyceria is one of those who was persecuted for her Christian faith. In 141 AD, she went to a temple in Trajanopolis, which was in Thrace, during a well known pagan festival. She entered a temple and declared that she was a handmaid of Christ. During this festival, Sabine, the governor of Thrace, was offering sacrifices at the temple. When he heard what Glyceria did, he commanded her to make a sacrifice to the god, Jupiter (Zeus). Instead, she knocked the statue of the god down and stood firm in her Christianity. As a result of her actions, she was tortured and cast out to the wild animals.


The conversion of so many to Christianity brought Saint Eudokia to the attention of the authorities who had her beheaded in 107 AD.


Can be hung on a wall or placed on a flat surface.


The item is sold without the stand depicted.

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