Pressence like that of Zeus and then some! Original pinner: Fresco Virgin Enthroned with Child, also known as the Byzantine Madonna Artist: unknown Dating: XIII century. Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Melfi, Italy.
969 Saint Olga of Kiev Russia Orthodox icon of St. Grand Princess of Kiev Born c. 890 Vybuty Died 11 July 969 (aged Kiev Honored in Russian Eastern Orthodoxy Roman Catholicism Canonized Rome by Clement II Feast July
One of the most popular icons found in Ukrainian churches and homes falls into the Eleusa category. It is known by several names, including the “Virgin of Passion”, the “Virgin of Perpetual Help” or Pammakaristos in Greek.