Orthodox icon | Month-Icon of March | 24304


  • Typ: Russian icon
  • Age: 19th century
  • Size: 35.8 x 30.5 cm | 14.1 x 12 in


Orthodox icon | Month-Icon of March.

A month-icon of March depicting saints for each day:

1st Row:
  1. Saint Martyr Eudokia of Heliopolis: A revered martyr from Heliopolis.
  2. Saints Theodotus of Cyrenia and Arsenius of Tver: Two holy individuals, Theodotus hailing from Cyrenia and Arsenius from Tver.
  3. Saints Martyrs Eutropius, Cleonicus, and Basiliscus of Amasea: These courageous martyrs originated from Amasea.
  4. Saint Gerasimos of the Jordan with the lion: Gerasimos, a saint associated with the Jordan, known for his connection to a lion.
  5. Saint Martyr Conon of Isauria: A martyr named Conon, whose origins lie in Isauria.
2nd Row:
  1. The 42 Martyrs of Amorium: A group of 42 martyrs from Amorium, including Constantine, Theodore, Theophilus, Callistus, and Basoes.
  2. The Holy Saint Martyrs of Cherson: Basil, Ephraim, Capito: Basil, Ephraim, and Capito, who are recognized as holy martyrs from Cherson.
  3. Saint Theophylactus, Bishop of Nicomedia: Theophylactus, a notable bishop from Nicomedia.
  4. The Holy 40 Saint Martyrs of Sebaste: A group of 40 holy martyrs from Sebaste.
  5. Saint Martyr Codratus (Quadratus) and others: Codratus, also known as Quadratus, alongside other martyrs.
3rd Row:
  1. Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem: Sophronius, an esteemed patriarch hailing from Jerusalem.
  2. The dormition of Euthymius of Novgorod: Commemoration of the passing of Euthymius of Novgorod.
  3. Translation of the relics of Saint Nicephorus the Confessor, Patriarch of Constantinople: The ceremonial relocation of the remains of Saint Nicephorus, a confessor and patriarch of Constantinople.
  4. Saint Benedict of Nursia, Abbot: Benedict of Nursia, an abbot and saint.
4th Row:
  1. Saint Martyr Agapius and Timolaus, and others: Agapius, Timolaus, and other martyrs who are venerated as saints.
  2. Saint Martyr Sabinus of Hermopolis: Sabinus, a martyr associated with Hermopolis.
  3. Saint Alexius of Edessa the Man of God: Alexius of Edessa, revered as a holy man of God.
  4. Saint Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem: Cyril, an archbishop of Jerusalem, known for his sanctity.
  5. Saints Chrysanthus and Daria: Chrysanthus and Daria, two revered saints.
5th Row:
  1. The Saints martyred at the Monastery of Saint Sabbas: A group of saints who were martyred at the Monastery of Saint Sabbas, including John, Sergius, and Patrick.
  2. Saint Jacob the Confessor, Bishop, of the Studion: Jacob, a confessor and bishop associated with the Studion.
  3. Saint Hieromartyr Basil of Ancyra: Basil, a priest from Ancyra, revered as a hieromartyr.
  4. Saint Martyr Nikon: Nikon, a martyr, along with 199 disciples, who were all in Sicily.
  5. Saints Zachariah and Artemon:  Zachariah and Artemon, both bishops, with Zachariah associated with Seleucia in Pisidia.
  6. The Annunciation of the Mother of God: The celebration of the momentous announcement made to the Mother of God.
6th Row:
  1. Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel: A gathering commemorating the Archangel Gabriel.
  2. Saint Matrona: Matrona, a revered saint from Thessalonica.
  3. Saints Hilarion: Hilarion the New, an abbot from Pelekete, and Stephen, a confessor and wonderworker, who served as an abbot in Tryglia.
  4. Saints Mark the Confessor: Mark, a confessor and bishop from Arethusa, alongside Cyril, a deacon and hieromartyr associated with Heliopolis, as well as other revered individuals.
  5. Saint John Climacus: John Climacus, a saint renowned for authoring “The Ladder of Divine Ascent,” from Sinai.
  6. Saint Hypatius: Hypatius, a wonderworking bishop from Gangra.

All of these saints are depicted against a background adorned with poliment-gilding, enhancing the visual beauty and sacredness of the icon.

Source: Orthodox icon | Month-Icon of March | 24304 © Ikonen Mautner. Typing errors, other errors or changes reserved. For more information: “Das Synaxarion. Die Leben der Heiligen der Orthodoxen Kirche.” (http://www.prodromos-verlag.de/buecher.html) and Joachim Schäfer: Das Ökumenische Heiligenlexikon – https://www.heiligenlexikon.de

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