St. Menas - 11/14

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80,00 лв.

Saint Menas (also Mina, Minas, Mena; Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲙⲏⲛⲁ; 285 – c. 309), the Martyr and wonder-worker, is one of the most well-known Egyptian saints in the East and the West, due to the many miracles that are attributed to his intercession and prayers. Minas was an Egyptian soldier in the Roman army martyred because he refused to recant his Christian faith.


The common date of his commemoration is November 11, which occurs 13 days later (November 24) on the Julian calendar. His feast day is celebrated every year on 15 Hathor in the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, which corresponds to November 24 on the Gregorian Calendar. In Eastern Orthodox Churches that follow the old style or Julian calendar, it is likewise celebrated on November 24. In the Eastern Orthodox Churches that follow the new style or Revised Julian calendar, as well as in the Catholic Church, it is celebrated on November 11.



  • Specifications: 11 x 14 x 1.7 cm
  • Art technique - tempera/ egg tempera and gum arabic pigmentation;
  • Material - tilia, pear, plum or other fruit producing trees
  • Handmade by master carftsman Plamen Iliev
  • Made in Bulgaria
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