The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Section of Northern Lengthwise Nave. North View

Archangel Michael

Dionisy's frescoes. Archangel Michael

A half-length image.
One of the seven archangels, the leader of the celestial army in a battle with Satan (Jude 12:7), the protector of Israel (Daniel 10:13 etc.) Feast days: 6 (19) September; 8 (21) November. He is represented in the dress of a warrior as a guardian of the cathedral gate punishing sinners entering it.