“Five Saints and Five Adversaries of the Old Faith”

“Five Saints and Five Adversaries of the Old Faith”. Illustration to “The Sermon of Love of Father Dorotheus” from the Pustozersk Collection. Ca.1675.

Five Saints and Five Adversaries of the Old Faith

Avvakum (1620 or 1621-1682)

Headpiece and initial of “The Sermon of Love of Father Dorotheus” from the Pustozersk Collection. Ca.1675.  Institute of Russian Literature. Saint-Petersburg.

"The Sermon of Love of Father Dorotheus"