ICON - Russian

ICON - Russian

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Product Number:41904

Size:

8 1/2" x 7"

Date:

1800's AD
Hand-painted wooden Saint Oleg icon on a golden background. Oleg of Bryansk, 13th century prince of Bryansk and Chernigov was declared a saint by the Russian Orthodox church. St. Oleg was disinterested in wealth and worldly glory and was drawn to monastic life and became renown for the asceticism of his life. He ended his days peacefully at his monastery in 1289. His relics are preserved in the Peter and Paul monastery built by him in Briansk.

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