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  • Carved icon of the Theotokos Theodore
  • Carved icon of the Theotokos Theodore
  • Carved icon of the Theotokos Theodore

Carved icon of the Theotokos Theodore

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Our Lady of St. Theodore - one of the most revered shrines in Russia, which is stored in the Kostroma Epiphany Cathedral.

In the days of the Mongol-Tatar invasion, the image was in the village of Gorodets, which the invaders burned down. Later surviving icon found Holy Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich. For some time it was inherited in a princely family. That this icon blessed the marriage of St. Alexander Nevsky with the Polotsk Princess Alexandra.

Finally, the younger brother of Alexander Nevsky - Basil established image in the temple of the Holy Martyr Theodore Stratipata in Kostroma. From there it took its name Theodore. There Prince Basil was buried.

Next, the history of this icon has been closely connected with the royal house of Romanov. In 1613, this image would be blessed in the kingdom of the first king - Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov.

Later, when the German princess married the Russian Grand Dukes and took Orthodoxy, in honor of the icon of Our Lady of the Theodore, they took a patronymic Fedorovna. For example, Maria Feodorovna (wife of Paul I of), Alexandra Feodorovna (wife of Nicholas I of), Maria Feodorovna (wife of Alexander III of), Alexandra Feodorovna (wife of Nicholas II) and Elizabeth Feodorovna (wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich). The last two canonized.

The image of the Blessed Virgin Mary is venerated miraculous Theodore.

Beautiful carved icon, made in compliance with all the Orthodox canons. The material used to create the image of expensive noble woods. This icon can be a wonderful gift for relatives and friends, or to take the place of honor in the home iconostasis.

Material: salary - mahogany, holy face - beech.

Size: 17x23 cm

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