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Antique Russian Icon Ikon Icons Ikoon Ikona Icoon Ascention Of Elijah For Sale

Antique Russian Icon Ikon Icons Ikoon Ikona Icoon Ascention Of Elijah

Ascension of Elijah , around 1700-1750, Russian icon, tempera on wooden board, size 10 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches.

Ascension of the prophet to the heaven:
Christian, Jewish and Muslim tradition believes that the prophet was taken there alive:
Elisha sees Elijah taken by a chariot of fire: " as they were going along and talking, there appeared a CHARIOT OF FIRE AND HORSES OF FIRE which separated the two of them. AND, Elijah went up by a whirlwind to heaven" NASB (2 Kings 2:11)
Lower part of the icon represents some scenes from the life of St. Prophet Elijah. Elijah gives his Mantle to Elisha as he leaves in chariot of fire. Elijah runs from the evil Queen Jezebel and listens for God's voice in a cave. "the still small voice" The ravens feed Elijah... Etc,etc, All pictures on Icon can be interpreted for you In much more detail if you so desire! Icons were originally used to teach the poor and illiterate the Word of God through the Ages, as well as the CONCEPT "every picture speaks a thousand words" so it is and has been with The ancient art of Icons.
Elijah was important to the Russian peasantry because he was believed to control storms.

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