In good condition with minor traces of wear
Ancient and authentic Russian bronze icon of Saint Antipas - 18th/19th century - Russia - travel icon - on the hook is the face of Saviour Pantocrator - no damage, but signs of wear - signs of gilding - dimensions: 4 x 4.5 cm - weight: 24 g.
Above the icon the writing in Cyrillic "Святый Антипа"/"Saint Antipas of Pergamum" - above the icon the embossed face of Saviour Pantocrator - "Saint Antipas" - the Catholic Church considers him saint by virtue of the martyrdom he suffered. The day of his commemoration is 11th April - on his tomb was built a church, and his worship is very ancient in the East. The Eastern tradition includes him among the 72 Apostles of Christ mentioned in the Gospels - Antipas of Pergamum was, according to tradition, the first or the second bishop of the Christian community of Pergamum, and one of the early Christians who suffered martyrdom for faith - the Orthodox Church considers him patron of the sick at heart. There is a prayer to Saint Antipas for those suffering of incurable diseases.
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