The Icon of the Nativity of Christ

In this video, Stephan from the Patristix YouTube channel makes a detailed commentary on the Icon of the Nativity of Christ, which can be found in every Christian Orthodox Church all through the year, not just at Christmas time.

The Eastern-Orthodox Church is full of icons. Many of these images go back centuries and the same general patterns are used around the world.

The Icons of the Nativity of Christ may have variations between them, but the general items tend to be present in all of them.

I invite you to watch the following video and find out why the icon depicts Christ wrapped in what appears to be funeral clothes, why the scene is presented in a cave instead of a stable and a couple of other things.

The Nativity Icon – Patristix

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