Icon: Alexander Nevski

Number: 106 Period: 19th century
Name: Icon: Alexander Nevski Size: 22 x 18 cm
Origin: Russia Price: sold

Because Prince Alexander defeated the Swedes on the Neva River on July 15, 1240, he is called Alexander of the Neva (Nevsky). At this event appeared Boris and Gleb (the first Russian Saints). When he was captured once by the Tatars, he refused to sacrifice to their gods. Even the Khan of the Tartars admired him, because of his wisdom, strength and beauty. Alexander built many churches and accomplished many good deeds.



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