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Offline Elpidophoros

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KPCT IKON
« on: April 25, 2009, 01:59:17 PM »
I can understand the "big letters"on this kpct ikon,but annot read the "red letters"(small ,on background),could anybody help me?
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Re: KPCT IKON
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2009, 09:36:29 AM »
The language is Church Slavonic but the picture is not clear enough to read the background text.

What is the origin of the icon?  Made for a special occasion to celebrate some event for example?

Looks modern.

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Re: KPCT IKON
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2009, 09:40:33 AM »
For me it looks like some Old-believers stuff.

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Re: KPCT IKON
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2009, 09:53:27 AM »
For me it looks like some Old-believers stuff.

An interesting comment.  Please explain why you think it is Old Believer?  Is it because of the lack of spaces between the words in Church Slavonic?  I thought the orthography of the Church Slavonic alphabet looked a bit too modern to be Old Believer?  Maybe a "fake" antique? 

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Re: KPCT IKON
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2009, 04:24:51 AM »
- as you mentioned, lack of spaces
- red letters on black background - I think it's common for them
- such a way of depicting a Cross - putting it in frames

I don't have any proofs that it is real from Old-believer tradition, and not f.e. made by Great Schema Monk instead. These features colligates to me with an Old -believer culture. That's all. Maybe Hopeful Faithful should look into it?