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  1. Western Façade
  2. Cupola, drum and pendentives
  3. Section of Central Crosswise Nave. East View
  4. Section of Central Crosswise Nave. West View
  5. Section of Central Lengthwise Nave. North View
  6. Section of Central Lengthwise Nave. South View
  7. Section of Northern Lengthwise Nave. North View
  8. Section of Northern Lengthwise Nave. South View
  9. Section of Southern Lengthwise Nave. South View
  10. Section of Southern Lengthwise Nave. North View
  11. Section of Western Crosswise Nave. West View
  12. Section of Western Crosswise Nave. East View
  13. Section of Eastern Crosswise Nave. East View
  14. Section of Eastern Crosswise Nave. West View
  15. Medallions



Section of Central Lengthwise Nave. North View

Fragments of the wall painting

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5.  Teaching of St. Gregory the Theologian


7.  Martyr Elizabeth and Empress Alexandra


8.  Sts. Theodora and Martyr Thekla


9.  St. Makrina and Unknown Martyr


10.  Saint Euphosynia and Martyr Anastasia


11.  Foremother Rachel and Forefather Jacob


12.  Forefathers Reuben and Simeon


13.  Forefathers Judah and Levi


14.  Forefathers Joseph and Benjamin


15.  Parable of Wise and Foolish Virgins


16.  Apostles and Angels in composition Last Judgement


17.  Seraph


18.  High Priest Melchizedek


19.  “On hearing the Angels praising...” (Akathist. Eikos 4)


20.  “Beholding herself in purity, the holy one...” (Akathist, Kontakion 2)


21.  Great Martyr Demetrios of Soluncia


22.  Apostle James, Brother of Jesus


23.  Prophet King David


24.  Prophet Moses (Solomon?)


25.  Mother of God on the Throne with Archangels Michael and Gabriel


26.  Saint Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria from The Liturgy of Church Fathers


27.  St. Gregory the Theologian (Nazianzus) from The Liturgy of Church Fathers


28.  St. John Chrysostom from The Liturgy of Church Fathers


29.  Apostle James, Brother of Jesus from The Liturgy of Church Fathers


30.  Old Keter


31.  Throne with Chalice and Paten (Discos)

The Virgin Nativity Cathedral

The Virgin Nativity Cathedral

Numerous historic sources that mention Dionisy admire his wisdom and talent. Apparently, it was to him that the prominent ideologist, writer and public figure of those times Joseph Volotsky addressed his writings. Dionisy’s themes are determined by religious and philosophic ideas of public service and duty and an original interpretation of the role of Russia in the course of history. Confident and elegant drawing, light transparent colours, unique compositional harmony and flowing lines are inherent to Dionisy’s art. Images created by Dionisy are imbued with spiritual serenity and represent the forthcoming Kingdom of God.





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