Gregory of Nazianzos

Gregory of Nazanzias (sold)

Gregory of Nazianzos


Silk and metallic thread; approx .50 carat garnet, .25 carat peridot , both prong-set in sterling silver; 40 freshwater pearls,glass beads on 22 pt canvas.

Adapted from Liturgical Homilies of Gregory of Nazianzos, f 4v

Byzantine (Constantinople) circa 1150.

Ms brought to Mt.Sinai from Crete by the monk Germanos in 1550.