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Saint Irene

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Irene: with Agape, Chionia  were sisters and Christian saints from Aquileia, martyred at Thessalonica in 304AD. Agape and Chionia were charged with refusing to eat sacrificial offerings, whilst Irene was killed for keeping Christian books in violation of existing law. All were condemned to be burned alive.

This icon is an authentic copy of Byzantine hagiography using contemporary means (silk print) on prepared canvas with a gold leaf background.