Antique Mosaic Icon of Clemens I, the Pope of Rome

Antique mosaic icon of Clemens I, the Pope of Rome in Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine. Created by the unknown master in the 11th century, it is one of the oldest icons preserved in the cathedral that is also an architectural monument of Kyivan Rus’. The antique icon depicts Pope Clemens I who is considered the first Apostolic Father of the Church. In the lower part of the composition, it is painted in oil in places of loss.



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