Saint John the Baptist(?) icon from Agios Sozon

Saint John the Baptist(?) icon from Agios Sozon

This little Church is notable for the antique icons displayed inside. I presume these are egg-tempera painted icons as evidenced by the darkening colors. The Icon of Zoodochos Pege (The Life Giving Font) is described as: The icon representing the Virgin of the Spring shows the Virgin blessing and embracing the Child. She is surrounded by two angels, and is sitting on the more elevated of two basins, presumably representing the “living water” which is Christ. The living water from the more elevated basin flows into a larger marble basin below, which is in the shape of a cross.

“Life-Giving Spring.” OrthodoxWiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 June 2014. <http://orthodoxwiki.org/Zoodochos_Pege

Panagia (Virgin Mary) painted icon from Agios Sozon Church

Zoodochos Pege (The Life Giving Font) painted icon from Agios Sozon Church

Antique icon from Agios Sozon (subject unknown)

Antique icon from Agios Sozon
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