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Saint Smaragdos icon, Greek Handmade Orthodox icon of St Smaragdus the Martyr, Byzantine art wall hanging wood plaque, religious gift

Saint Smaragdos icon, Greek Handmade Orthodox icon of St Smaragdus the Martyr, Byzantine art wall hanging wood plaque, religious gift

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This byzantine icon is a lithography with double varnish layer to ensure vivid colors and waterproof properties depicting the holy Martyr Saint Smaragdus. This icon is an exact copy of the byzantine original and is an god inspired artwork abiding to the Athonian technique that was gives this icon unique religious and aesthetic value.


The Saint Smaragdus was one of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste martyred in Sivas Asia Asia. The Saints they were elite soldiers Likiniou. When Licinius began persecution against the Christians, demanded that his soldiers to embrace the idols. They but refused, as a result of which they were arrested by the prefect of Agrikola and suffered horrible tortures. Eventually, they were thrown into a frozen lake, where they were martyred.


The year 438 AD Empress Poulcheria found the relics of the Saints hidden in the church of Saint Thyrsos and built a church in their memory. Saint Smaragdos and the Forty Martyrs who martyred in Sebastia are celebrated by the Orthodox Christian Church on the 9th of March.


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


The item is sold without the stand depicted.

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