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The Annunciation Virgin Mary icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of Theotokos, Mother of God Byzantine art wall hanging canvas wood icon

The Annunciation Virgin Mary icon, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon of Theotokos, Mother of God Byzantine art wall hanging canvas wood icon

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The Annunciation (or Evangelismos in Greek) to the Theotokos is one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church, celebrated on March 25 (OS) / April 7 (NS). Greeks celebrate Greek Independence Day on March 25. This is one of only two days during Lent, the other being Palm Sunday, when fish is permitted.


According to the Gospel of Luke 1:26-38, the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary to announce to her that she would conceive and bear a son, even though she "knew no man." According to holy tradition Mary had come home to her parents when she was only fifteen when she was visited by Gabriel.


This date was selected by the Church Fathers to be exactly nine months ahead of the Nativity of Our Lord (or vice-versa), indicating that Christ was conceived in perfection at that time "of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary," as stated in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.


Many men and women in Greece are named for this event and celebrate their name day on this date.


Greek: Evangelia (f) and Evangelos (m)

English: Evangeline (f) and Evan and Angelo (m)


This wonderful canvas icon has been crafted on solid natural wood and it was carved by hand. The creator of this icon has learned the canonization of iconography in workshops of the Monasteries of Mount Athos, where he was taught the technique of hagiography and the process of handmade artificial ageing, which bears the image with the representation of Virgin Mary in the event of The Annunciation.



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


The item is sold without the stand depicted.

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