• Virgin Mary icon “Faneromeni”
  • Item ID : 145
  • Collection Name : Holy Metropolis of Leukadas
  • Type : Icon
  • Place : Leukada
  • Description : Next to the Sanctuary and placed in a separate prayer room, the icon of Virgin Mary is represented. The initial figure of the icon according to the tradition miraculously appeared on the wood after the hagiographer was fastened and prayed for three days. Then he just added the colors. The initial icon was totally destroyed during the fire of 1886. Almost immediately a new icon was prepared and it is exhibited in the special dispositum inside the catholicon of the monastery.
    Ichnographically the representation of Virgin Mary belongs to the Mount Athos type prevailed in the 19nth century.