Day archives: May 13th, 2020

Even Muslims Revered The Gyumri Icon Of The Mother Of God

Even Muslims Revered The Gyumri Icon

It so happened that in the history of the Armenian Church, khachkars (cross-stones) and relics of saints were generally considered holy and miraculous. The Armenians have also had a special place for texts of illuminated manuscripts decorated by famous miniaturists. Armenians rarely worship icons. But there is an exception to the rule – the “Seven …