Hagiography Virgin Mary Amolyntos


Virgin Mary Amolyntos is a unique work of  Byzantine art that stands out with its hadmade details. It has been crafted by father Pefkis, former student of the Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy on Mount Athos.

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Hagiography Virgin Mary Amolyntos – Father Pefkis – Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy

The name of Virgin Mary Amolyntos derives from the hymn of the Compline composed by monk Paulos.

It is also named the Virgin of Passion. Christ is  depicted looking towards the angels who are illustrated above Virgin Mary holding the symbols of Passion, i.e the Cross, The Spear and the Sponge.

Virgin Mary Amolyntos – Composition

This unique work has been crafted by father Pefkis, graduate of the Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy. The hagiogrpahy has coated with pure beeswax which protects the colors and prevents the icon from damage.

Origin: Father Pefkis Hagiography Workshop

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Weight0.70 kg