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Oldest known Orthodox Icon of Christ written in the 6th Century at Mt Sinai Monastery. The perspective in an Icon is made from the viewers point of view, it is as if you are looking at the Bible Jesus is holding, you are part of an Icon in this way. Nice
St. Mary of Egypt. Icon in paint and gold on wood. Syrian; circa the 1700s A.D. Location: The Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand, Lebanon. Source: "The Icon: Its Meaning and History." By Mahmoud Zibawi. Translated into English from Italian by Patrick Madigan, OSB, and assisted by Madeline Beaumont. Published by Liturgical Press (Collegeville, Minnesota, United States), 1993; ISBN 0-8146-2264-X. Plate 72.