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ICON NUMBER : 79916

Micheal of Synnada, 18h Century, Greek icon, tempera on wooden board, size 20 x 15 cm, price 850 ,- euro

Michael of Synnada or Michael the Confessor (Greek: Μιχαὴλ ὁ ὁμολογητής; died 23 May 826) was a metropolitan bishop of Synnada from 784/7 to 815. He represented Byzantium in diplomatic missions to Harun al-Rashid and Charlemagne. He was exiled by Emperor Leo V the Armenian because of his opposition to iconoclasm, and died on 23 May 826. He is honoured as a saint by the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches, his feast day is May 23. Provenance: private collection Germany. The authenticity of every icon is guaranteed. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.

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