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Offline Hinterlander

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Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« on: February 21, 2017, 10:46:13 PM »
Can someone tell me if/where King Josiah is in this icon? Thanks.


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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2017, 10:50:49 PM »
He's not in there.
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2017, 11:09:18 PM »
Not even in the bundle of heads? That's cold.

"Neither before nor after Josiah was there a king like him who turned to the Lord as he did—with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his strength" (2 Kings 23:25)

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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2017, 12:09:47 AM »
Is Josiah formally a saint in the Orthodox or Catholic churches?
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2017, 12:28:49 AM »
Is Josiah formally a saint in the Orthodox or Catholic churches?

I assumed he was - included in the Righteous Forefathers.  I'd like confirmation.
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2017, 01:29:35 AM »
He is.
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2017, 10:32:23 AM »
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2017, 11:01:29 AM »

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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2017, 11:25:05 AM »
Pretty rough. The iconographer needed more training before publicizing that one.
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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2017, 06:56:59 PM »
From the Gracanica monastery (c. 14th century):

Am I posting? Or is it Schroedinger's Cat?

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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2017, 12:26:39 AM »
From the Gracanica monastery (c. 14th century):



Interesting that he is depicted as gray bearded.

Thanks for the post.

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Re: Icon Help: Holy Forefathers
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2017, 12:35:13 AM »
From the Gracanica monastery (c. 14th century):



Interesting that he is depicted as gray bearded.


Thanks for the post.

Here's another one from the same monastery complex:

Am I posting? Or is it Schroedinger's Cat?