This is such an unusual and sweet depiction of St. Joseph giving the infant Jesus a toy.
Icon of St. Luke writing the first icon of the Theotokos
12th C modified by crusader owner
Milo of Croton. 1824. Pietro della Valle. Accademia Nazionale di San Luca
Fencing requires discipline, grace, intelligence, strength, endurance…
Another Type R pommeled Byzantine Sword, this one from the very late Byzantine period.
10th C St Prokopios Hosios Loukas
Portable Icons - Saints
St. George and the Lions -Kay Nielsen