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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2070 on: April 27, 2018, 06:52:01 PM »
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« Reply #2071 on: April 27, 2018, 08:14:08 PM »
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2072 on: April 30, 2018, 11:36:13 PM »
I've never seen an icon of the martyrdom of St. Kyril of Kazan.


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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2073 on: May 01, 2018, 05:46:58 AM »
I've never seen an icon of the martyrdom of St. Kyril of Kazan.


We should non-ironically have more icons more or less like this one. The contrast is amazing and makes a statement.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2074 on: May 01, 2018, 06:10:41 AM »
I've never seen an icon of the martyrdom of St. Kyril of Kazan.


We should non-ironically have more icons more or less like this one. The contrast is amazing and makes a statement.

Not a strange icon at all, but it is simply a side panel of a much larger icon of the Russian new Martyrs and Confessors. Other side panels depict the martyrdoms and trials of other saints. Such panels flesh out details of the life of a saint or groups of saints, but in general are not venerated as stand-alone icons, but as an ensemble.

Here is the complete icon from where the above panel is derived:

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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2075 on: May 01, 2018, 07:23:11 AM »
St John of Novgorod flying on his demon horse
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2076 on: May 01, 2018, 11:33:27 AM »
St John of Novgorod flying on his demon horse

Context, please?
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2077 on: May 01, 2018, 02:23:18 PM »
St John of Novgorod flying on his demon horse
Where the heck do you find these things?!
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2079 on: May 01, 2018, 02:25:27 PM »
I've never seen an icon of the martyrdom of St. Kyril of Kazan.


We should non-ironically have more icons more or less like this one. The contrast is amazing and makes a statement.

Not a strange icon at all, but it is simply a side panel of a much larger icon of the Russian new Martyrs and Confessors. Other side panels depict the martyrdoms and trials of other saints. Such panels flesh out details of the life of a saint or groups of saints, but in general are not venerated as stand-alone icons, but as an ensemble.

Here is the complete icon from where the above panel is derived:



Ah. Thank you for clearing this up.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2080 on: May 02, 2018, 01:53:04 PM »
St John of Novgorod flying on his demon horse

Context, please?

13th century Novgorod.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2081 on: May 02, 2018, 02:41:42 PM »
St John of Novgorod flying on his demon horse

Context, please?

According to legend, St. John captured a demon and forced it to carry him to Jerusalem.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2082 on: May 05, 2018, 04:39:54 PM »
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2083 on: May 05, 2018, 06:34:10 PM »

Is this representing that the Holy spirit is everywhere?
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2084 on: May 05, 2018, 07:05:00 PM »
Acts 2:17/Joel 2:28 combined with the tongues of flame?
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2085 on: May 05, 2018, 10:26:17 PM »
This sentence is a paraphrase of Psalm 103(104):30. When I attended a course in a Roman Catholic seminary years ago, at least one teacher always started his classes with a prayer centred on this particular sentence. It says "Send Thy Spirit, Lord, and renew the face of the Earth". The urban background, the focus on fire and the Eastern-ish inspiration makes me suspect this is a charismatic image.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2086 on: May 05, 2018, 11:13:43 PM »

Is this representing that the Holy spirit is everywhere?

No it's Pentecost.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2087 on: May 08, 2018, 10:48:40 PM »


15th Century Czech Catholic.


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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2088 on: May 09, 2018, 12:01:00 AM »
A MacBook!
Also notice that the demons are rudely yapping on our their cell phones....FOR ALL ETERNITY.

That really is HELL!
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2089 on: May 09, 2018, 09:31:57 AM »
A MacBook!
Also notice that the demons are rudely yapping on our their cell phones....FOR ALL ETERNITY.

That really is HELL!

Just an endless succession of Farmville invitations from your aunt.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2090 on: May 11, 2018, 10:37:50 PM »


15th Century Czech Catholic.


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« Reply #2091 on: May 11, 2018, 10:40:46 PM »
A MacBook!
Also notice that the demons are rudely yapping on our their cell phones....FOR ALL ETERNITY.

That really is HELL!

Just an endless succession of Farmville invitations from your aunt.

Fake news articles about Hell freezing over that are just there to give you false hope...
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2092 on: May 25, 2018, 09:42:04 PM »


Is that one of Mikhail Kalashnikov's creations peeking over St. Evgeny's left shoulder?
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« Reply #2093 on: May 25, 2018, 10:48:23 PM »
Certainly looks like it.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2094 on: May 25, 2018, 11:45:38 PM »
As exotic as it is I actually like this style.



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« Reply #2095 on: May 29, 2018, 03:36:21 PM »
Is that supposed to be Jesus as a girl?
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2096 on: May 29, 2018, 05:44:19 PM »
Is that supposed to be Jesus as a girl?

Androgynous princely figures are a big thing in Japanese history (and some Japanese women find them quite attractive, I'm told).
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2097 on: June 01, 2018, 05:35:58 PM »
Confession. Are the letters Armenian?

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« Reply #2098 on: June 01, 2018, 08:02:34 PM »
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2099 on: June 01, 2018, 08:13:16 PM »
Confession or Ordination?
This looks like an ordination to me.

Also I found this icon while I was searching:

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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2100 on: June 01, 2018, 08:55:02 PM »
That one's kind of sad to me because it looks like it's sooooo close to being a proper icon.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2101 on: June 02, 2018, 02:26:51 AM »
That one's kind of sad to me because it looks like it's sooooo close to being a proper icon.
It looks like the painter took some inspiration from the front cover of The Son of God movie.

But yeah I think it looks nice too.
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2102 on: June 02, 2018, 02:59:00 AM »
Confession. Are the letters Armenian?


It's Georgian. Specifically in the Mkhedruli script, which begot the modern Georgian alphabet.
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« Reply #2103 on: June 02, 2018, 03:01:59 AM »
That one's kind of sad to me because it looks like it's sooooo close to being a proper icon.

Which is why so many of Robert Lentz's "icons" are so subversive. They're well-executed in a painterly sense, but they fail as icons. At best, they are deficient in content, at worst, propaganda pieces and often blasphemous.

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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2104 on: June 02, 2018, 01:44:56 PM »
Confession or Ordination?
This looks like an ordination to me.


But both of them have omophorion...

Are the letters Armenian?


It's Georgian. Specifically in the Mkhedruli script, which begot the modern Georgian alphabet.
Ah, sometimes (but not always, it depends on the Georgian scipt, I suppose) they look for me so similarly..

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« Reply #2105 on: June 02, 2018, 11:34:03 PM »
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2106 on: June 11, 2018, 10:43:51 AM »
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What do you think about it? That's a new type of, let's say, anti-abortion icon (I know 3 other types).
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« Reply #2107 on: June 11, 2018, 10:53:13 AM »
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What do you think about it? That's a new type of, let's say, anti-abortion icon (I know 3 other types).

It belongs in the Schlock Icons thread. Yet another example of hijacking iconography to serve a sociopolitical cause. It doesn't matter if the cause is worthy or good.
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« Reply #2108 on: June 15, 2018, 07:00:47 PM »
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2109 on: June 15, 2018, 07:13:01 PM »
I like it. I'm guessing it represents the finding of a miraculous icon in Ethiopia?
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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2110 on: June 15, 2018, 07:21:35 PM »
I like it. I'm guessing it represents the finding of a miraculous icon in Ethiopia?

I think so too, though the source doesn't say anything regarding it. Maybe Gebre Menfes Kidus would know something about it?

http://wcdf-france.com/ethiopian-orthodox-church-paintings/2013-december-15-addis-ethiopia-weblog-ethiopian-orthodox-church-paintings/

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« Reply #2113 on: June 15, 2018, 09:52:07 PM »
Kinda reminds me of this:

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Re: Strange icons
« Reply #2114 on: June 16, 2018, 08:49:10 AM »
Kinda reminds me of this:


Can't open it.
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