Silver Icon of Agios Alexandros ( St. Alexander ) Bishop and Martyr
Name Day: August 30
This is an exact copy of a Byzantine hagiography icon, handmade in Greece using traditional Byzantine iconography techniques. Comes with stamp of authenticity on back. Silver is 950 degrees proof and is tarnish-free (does not require polish). Face is hand-painted in fine detail, using high quality paint.
Agios Alexandros (d.430) was a Greek monk who founded monastic communities in Syria, by the Euphrates river, and in Constantinople. It was he who started the tradition of "sleepless" ( akimiti ) monks, who would pray and sing all day and all night without resting. Therefore, he is also known as Akimitis. St. Alexander was known to like to travel and meet people.
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