A granddaughter of Queen Victoria and an older sister of Alexandra, the last Russian Empress, Elizabeth became famous in Russian society for her beauty and charitable works among the poor. After revolutionary terrorists assassinated her husband with a bomb in 1905, Elizabeth publicly forgave Sergei's murderer, and campaigned without success for him to be pardoned. She then departed the Imperial Court and became a nun, founding the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent dedicated to helping the downtrodden of Moscow. In 1918 she was arrested and ultimately executed by the Bolsheviks. She is now canonized as a holy new-martyr.
7.25" x 8.75"
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A variation of the Pantocrator ("Lord over All") image of Christ the Savior. 7.25" x 9"
The Kazan icon was discovered on July 8, 1579, in the city of Kazan, after the Theotokos herself revealed its location. The icon was credited with helping Russia to repel...
A variation of the well-known "Lord over All" image of Christ (Greek: Pantocrator). Christ is depicted here as "The Teacher," holding open a passage from the Gospel which reads, "A new...
The Feodorovskaya Icon of the Mother of God was lost in the 13th century Mongol invasion of Russia, but was miraculously rediscovered by Prince Vasily of Kostroma several months later, while...