The Dormition of the Virgin Mary ( or The Dormition of the Theotokos )
Nameday: August 15
This is a high quality Byzantine icon paper reproduction with glossy finish, mounted on a wood frame. The back of the icon has a hole for wall mounting.
This is a replica of a hand-made icon by iconographer and painter Zafiris. The original may be available for purchase and a quote will be provided upon request.
Size in inches: 7.5 x 10 x 1
Size in centimeters: 18.5 x 25 x 2.5
The Dormition of the Theotokos (Κοίμησις Koímēsis, often anglicized as Kimisis) is a Great Feast of the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches which commemorates the "falling asleep" or death of the Theotokos (Mary, the mother of Jesus; literally translated as God-bearer). It is celebrated on August 15 as the Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God.