Saint Sarkis

Cat.№ IC007

Orthodox icon. Hand painted.

Material: wood, tempera, gilding

Saint Sarkis is venerated by the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church. His memory is celebrated between January 11 and February 15 and comes after the five-day fast for the Feast of the Firstborn / Arachavorats Bahk /. These fasts are only in the calendar of the Armenian Church. The holiday is mobile and was instituted by the Holy Hieromartyr Gregory, Enlightener of Armenia.

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