When the Persian Shah Abbas conquered Georgia in 1622, many Christian shrines were stolen, taken to Persia and sold to Russian merchants who were in that country at that time. So the Georgian icon of the Mother of God, adorned with silver and gold, came to a certain merchant Stefan, who kept it with deep reverence and reverence. At the same time in Yaroslavl, the merchant Georgy Lytkin, for whose commercial affairs Stephen was in Persia, received in a dream a revelation about the shrine acquired by Stephen, and the command to send it to the Monastery of the Arkhangelsk Diocese in Montenegro, founded in 1603.
|Maximum print sizes (cm)||45x60 (3:4)|
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