Saint Constantine and Helen

Code: MT647
Availability: In stock
90.00€
Approximately $101.13
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High - quality serigraphy with Saints Constantine and Helen. Vibrant background colors and 22K gold on a wooden frame with glass. The icon ​​is from the Holy Cell of St. Nicholas on Mount Athos and is packaged in a hard cardboard box.

    Saint Constantine, also known as Constantine the Great, was the emperor of the Western Roman Empire. He signed the Edict of Milan in 313 AD, an agreement to treat Christians benevolently within the Roman Empire. He established the principle of religious freedom, transferred the capital of his empire to Constantinople, and convened the first Ecumenical council of Nicaea.
    Saint Helen, mother of St. Constantine, dedicated her life to charity and the spread of Christian teaching. When she made a religious tour of Syria Palaestina and Jerusalem, it is attributed finding the True Cross. It is almost always depicted with the son of St. Constantine and the True Cross among them. Saint Constantine and Saint Helen celebrate on May 21st.