Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch and Polycarp of Smyrna. These are the apostolic fathers and the ones who carried out the faith once all the apostles were dead. They had personal contact with the Twelve Apostles. Thus they provide a link between the Apostles—who had personal contact with Jesus—and the later generations of Church Fathers, which includes the Christian apologists, defenders of orthodoxy, and developers of doctrine.
Ignatius of Antioch was a Bishop of Antioch and a notable martyr of the early Church. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
St. Ignatius of Antioch - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
"I prefer death in Christ Jesus to power over the farthest limits of the earth. He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. He who rose for our sakes is my one desire." In 107, during the reign of the brutal Emperor Trajan, this holy Bishop was wrongfully sentenced to ...
Byzantium and Early Russia
The Walters Art Museum holds one of the leading collections of Byzantine Art in the United States. Henry Walters took an early interest in Byzantine art, buying at a time when there were limited collectors in this field. The strengths of the Walters’ collection include a group of over two thousand decorative tile fragments, the Hama collection of liturgical silver and illuminated manuscripts. The Walters’ Byzantine art is supported by an important collection of Russian and Orthodox icons.
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Das wesentliche Bestreben in den Briefen des Heiligen Ignatius liegt in der Einheit mit Christus und in der Einheit in der Kirche. Wie der Evangelist Johannes und der Apostel Paulus fordert Ignatiu…
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Icon - BlessedMart
Saint Ignatius of Antioch - Hand-painted (written) icon by Plamen Kazakov. A unique icon available exclusively at BlessedMart! Size: 28cm x 20cm x 2cm (11" x 7.87" x 0.79") Materials: tempera, gold leaf (23kt), solid wood, varnish Technique: egg tempera, gilding, relief around halos
St. Ignatius of Antioch (50 – 117 C.E.) • One of the earliest Church Fathers. Ignatius was a Christian martyr, arrested by provincial authorities under the Emperor Trajan and torn apart by wild beasts in the Colosseum for the amusement of the Roman mob.