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Offline Salpy

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Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« on: March 28, 2010, 11:44:52 PM »
I found two interesting videos showing Ethiopian icons:

The first one is entirely of icons of the Mother of God:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-kgw7uaQBQ&feature=related

The second shows other images, including some illuminated manuscripts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYr0xteWYI0&feature=channel

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Re: Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010, 12:43:12 AM »
Thank you Salpy!  I am always moved by your respect for our EOTC and your desire to share the Light of Ethiopian Orthodoxy with others. Of course, we are of the same Faith, so it makes perfect sense. But I am very grateful to you. :)


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Re: Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2010, 01:01:41 AM »
The second shows other images, including some illuminated manuscripts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYr0xteWYI0&feature=channel

I really like this video. It has a very solemn feel to it.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2010, 01:01:50 AM by Alveus Lacuna »

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Re: Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2010, 09:55:47 AM »
I found two interesting videos showing Ethiopian icons:

The first one is entirely of icons of the Mother of God:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-kgw7uaQBQ&feature=related


A very good video really.

On this video, from 1:12min. onwards, in almost all of the icons you see the baby Jesus lifting His arm and showing his two fingers just like the V sign. This is typical of Ethiopian icons of the BVM and Her Son and is indicative of His two nativities.

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Re: Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010, 04:20:30 AM »
very interesting!  I had no idea that the Ethiopic language was still in use.

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Re: Videos of Ethiopian Icons
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2010, 05:09:54 PM »
I found two interesting videos showing Ethiopian icons:

The second shows other images, including some illuminated manuscripts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYr0xteWYI0&feature=channel

Salpy, I like this, thank you.
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