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Icon: Mother of God ‘Dostoino yest’


Number: 001 Period: 19th century
Name: Icon: Mother of God ‘Dostoino yest’ Size: 31 x 25,7 cm
Origin: Russia Price: € 7.000


This icon of the Mother of God is inspired by the hymn: Axion estin (Greek: Ἄξιον ἐστίν, Slavonic: Достóйно éсть, Dostóino yesť).

Part of this hymn is written at the bottom of the icon:

‘It is truly right to bless thee, O Theotokos, thou the ever blessed, and most pure, and the Mother of our God. Thou the more honorable than the cherubim, and beyond compare more glorious than the seraphim, who without corruption gavest birth to God the Word, thou the true Theotokos, we magnify thee…’.



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