The last Orthodox Tsar before the Russian Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II, sought to rule his nation within the best traditions of Orthodox virtue, piety and practice. Even after their capture and imprisonment, the last Romanov ruling family displayed great piety, meekness, love and trust in God until their eventual martyrdom. The holy Royal Martyrs suffered physically and spiritually for their faith and the Russian land.
From Sofrino: a triptych icon fronted with ornate Russian crosses, opening into a wonderful classic icon of the Nativity of the Lord. 10" x 7.5" x 1/4"Main icon 5" x 7.5"
The traditional Deisis (Greek: supplication) icon features an image of Christ enthroned, carrying a book, and surrounded on either side by the Virgin Mary and St. John the Baptist. They are shown facing towards Christ...
St. Seraphim of Sarov was a Russian ascetic and wonderworker who lived at the Sarov Monastery in the 18th century. He is one of the most beloved Orthodox saints...