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Saint Nestor icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of St Nestor the Martyr, Byzantine art wall hanging icon wood plaque, religious decor

Saint Nestor icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of St Nestor the Martyr, 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 Nestor.

Nestor of Thessaloniki was a companion of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki (October 26). St. Nestor's feast day is celebrated on October 27. Thessaloniki is a city in Greece.

Having been moved to act against the mighty Lyeios (or Lyaeus), a most feared gladiator who mocked and tormented the Christians in the arena, Nestor went to see the imprisoned St. Demetrius and asked for his blessing to fight and defeat Lyeios. With the blessing of the saint and faith in God, he entered the arena and mortally struck Lyeios.

Maximian, the emperor, was angered by this and ordered that Nestor be slain with his own sword. The year of his death is reported variously as 290, 296, or 306 AD.

Thy Martyr, O Lord, in his courageous contest for Thee received as the prize the crowns of incorruption and life from Thee, our immortal God. For since he possessed Thy strength, he cast down the tyrants and wholly destroyed the demons' strengthless presumption. O Christ God, by his prayers, save our souls, since Thou art merciful.

Well didst thou contest; hence, thou hast now inherited immortal renown, wise Nestor, and thou art become Christ the Master's excellent soldier by the holy and fervent prayers of the Martyr Demetrius. Thus, with him, cease not to pray for all of us.

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

The item is sold without the stand depicted.

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