15, 2017 -- Maher Eskandar Reverend Philoxenus opened the sanctuary, moved the iconostasis
to the side and stood exactly at the spot which the Holy Family blessed.
Their restitution to the Government of the recognised Republic of Cyprus was on the understanding that they would eventually return to the Church in Lefkosia: in the words of the Cypriot statement upon the presentation of the case at UNESCO headquarters "their journey will only end when they finally occupy their original and rightful place in the iconostasis
of the Church of Antiphonitis".
restoration restoration of the iconostasis
of the sophia side-altar
For the first time, visitors may take a guided tour between performances of the church's elaborate iconostasis
with iconographer Theresa Danovich, who has written icons for churches across the state.
The Divine Liturgy invites full participation of the senses through colorful vestments, frequent changes of physical postures, billowing incense, and the vibrant iconostasis
guiding the faithful toward a richer, deeper participation in the Eucharist.
CID chief Ioannis Soteriades said the icons, which depicted various saints, belonged to a church iconostasis
It was separated from the apse by an iconostasis
preventing the worshippers from accessing the presbytery.
alchemical process, and the tree of the iconostasis
in his poem, Of the
Trinity-Gleden Monastery (near Velikii Ustiug), Trinity Cathedral, iconostasis
, Royal Gate, 27 July 1996
I was immediately transfixed by the splendid golden iconostasis
in the sanctuary--then promptly intercepted by two ushers who must have moonlighted as bouncers.
43) After the Ukrainians purchased the building, they converted it into an Orthodox church which required the construction of "an iconostasis
and a raised sanctuary area" and "the addition of a bell tower and the building of an onion dome over the porch," a transformation which "gave it a somewhat Lemko-like appearance.
The three doors of the iconostasis
derive from the three places of entrance/exit on the stage in ancient Greek drama.