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Primates of Moscow

Prelate Peter of Moscow,

Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia ( 1326)

Feast Days: August 24, October 5 and December 21.

Iconographic description. Prelate Peter, from Volyn guberniya (designation of the region in the former Russian Empire),: of Russian appearance; elder with a grey beard which has the length exceeding the average beard length, bare-headed, clever, goodly and gentle face; dressed in chasuble, red-purple sakkos with embroidered crosses inside the circles, omophorion, epigonation, on his head there is a striped heading with a cross at its front; below his hands one can write a chart with his sentence.

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Prelate Theognostos of Moscow,

Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia, Greek ( 1353)

Feast Day: March 14

Iconographic description. Prelate Theognostos of Greek appearance, middle aged, with a beard of average length, bair hair, dressed in phelonion and omophorion. Holds an icon of Saviour in his hands.

 

 

 

Prelate Alexis of Moscow,

Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia ( 1378)

Feast Days: February 12, May 20 and October 5

Iconographic description. Prelate Alexis elder of 85 years, of Russian appearance, from a boyar family, with a long grey beard splitted at its end, bare-headed, dressed in sakkos, epigonation and omophorion, on his head there is a hood with embroidered representations of Saviour, Mother of God and John the Forerunner. When depicting him dressed in a robe with springs, one has to limn a white klobuk with a cross at its front on his head and a precious cross on his breast.

Prelate Alexis of Moscow, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia Prelate Alexis of Moscow, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia

 

 

 

Prelate Cyprian of Moscow,

Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia ( 1406)

Feast Days: May 27 and September 16

Iconographic description. Very old, of Bulgarian appearance, grey hair, with a large and long beard splitted at its end, gentle, discreet with a thin face; dressed in sakkos, omophorion, epigonation and mitre, he has a panagia on his breast. He can be depicted also with Gospel and chart with his life's inscription.

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Prelate Photius,

Metropolitan of Kiev and of Moscow and all Russia ( 1431)

Feast Days: May 27and July 2

Iconographic description. Elder of Greek appearance, fair and little bit grey hair, wide average beard; prelate's hull: sakkos, omophorion, mitre, epigonation and panagia on his breast.

Prelate Photius, Metropolitan of Kiev and of Moscow and all Russia

 

 

 

Prelate Jonah,

Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia ( 1461)

Feast Days: March 31, May 27, June 15 and October 5

Iconographic description. Very old, of Russian appearance, native of current Kostroma region, near Soligach; with a thin face, pale, grey beard, a little longer than the beard of average length and slightly splitted at its end, short hair; dressed in sakkos, omophorion and epigonation, he has a heading's like mitre on his head. One can add him a chart with his sentence.

Prelate Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia

 

 

 

Prelate Makarius the Wonderful,

Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia ( 1563)

Feast Day: May 1

Prelate Makarius the Wonderful, Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia

 

 

 

Prelate Philip II,

Holy Martyr, Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia ( 1569)

Feast Days: January 9, July 3 and October 5

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Prelate Job,

The First Holiest Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia ( 1607)

Feast Days: June 19 and April 5

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Holy Martyr Hermogen

The Holiest Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia ( 1612)

Feast Days: February 17, May 12 and October 5

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Prelate Tikhon,

The Holiest Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia ( 1925)

Feast Days: March 25, September 26 and Sunday after January 25

Prelate Tikhon, the Holiest Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia
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