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Published by Aurel Bongers, Universal-Tandem in Recklinghausen, London .
Written in English


  • Nicholas, Saint, Bp. of Myra -- Art.,
  • Christian saints in art.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesIcons: St. Nick.
Statement[by] Dmitrij Tschižewskij; translated from the Germany [sic] by Hans Hermann Rosenwald.
SeriesPictorial library of Eastern Church art, v. 5
LC ClassificationsN8080 .C543 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5718627M
LC Control Number70383176

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An exquisite silver Greek Orthodox icon of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a historic 4th-century saint and Greek Bishop of Myra in Lycia. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker. His feast day is the 6th of December. Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare (The Guardians Book 1) - Kindle edition by Joyce, William, Geringer, Laura, Joyce, William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare (The Guardians Book 1)/5(). First, the real St. Nicholas, as found in his icons, is a lot thinner. That is, he points us toward asceticism and self-denial as the prescribed path to fulfillment. The real St. Nicholas is not portrayed iconographically as having a “little round belly,” nor does he appear as “a .   Saint Nicholas was born circa in Patara, Lycia, an area that is part of present-day Turkey. He lost both of his parents as a young man and reportedly used .

On page 38 of Icons Wells quotes page 30 of Simon Conway Morris's () book The Crucible of Creation about the "sharp demarcation" at the Cambrian explosion. But Conway Morris writes on the very next page (), " The term 'explosion' should not be taken .   This week’s icon is rather different from those we have previously discussed. Firstly, in honor of the recent feast of the Dormition of St. Anna (July 25), this icon is of the Mother of the Theotokos, with the infant Mary. Similar to the form of most icons of the Theotokos and Christ, this icon also has the distinction of being a very modern one. The most diverse collection of icons ever. Download SVG and PNG. Millions of free icons or unlimited royalty-free icons with NounPro. St. Nicholas is celebrated as the patron saint of several classes of people, especially, in the East, of sailors and in the West of children. The first of these patronage is most likely due to the legend that during his lifetime, he appeared to storm tossed mariners who invoked his aid off the coast of Lycia and brought them safely to port.