Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Yaroslavl Icon of the Mother of God, Yaroslavl, Russia

Yaroslavl Icon of the Mother of God, Yaroslavl, Russia , 1501 - June 21

Following the Tatar invasions of the 1200s under Khan Bam, Princes Vassily and Konstantin Vsevoiodovich of Yaroslavl restored many Orthodox churches. In 1501, to honor the two saints, Grand Duke Ivan the Great of Moscow ordered a stone church built, ...

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