ICONOGRAPHY, art of pictorial ..

The enormous iconographical heritage of Russia allows the modern iconographer to study if not under the guide of eminent teachers, at least with the help of the, great models; the Byzantine, Medieval and Balkan icons can allow a creative synthesis of the orthodox iconographical traditions.

The development of Christian iconography The development of Christian architecture ..

In Russia, a distinctive style developed, reflected not only in masterpieces such as the icons of Rublev, but also in the individual interpretations of traditional themes by , a Byzantine emigrant, working in a dashing, almost Impressionistic style in the 1370s in Novgorod.

Vivian studied art and Byzantine Iconography for four years, ..

Some iconography used in the miniatures are illustrating major Christian ..

This attitude toward the iconography is formulated by the VII Ecumenical Council of Nicea (787 after Christ), which defined the dogma of the veneration of the icons.