October 2019

Gateway to eternity: icons

The Arts Society Wensum
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:00
Assembly House
Theatre Street Norwich NR2 1RQ

Looks at the emergence of icons in the Byzantine period and their role as part of the Orthodox church

An introduction to the world of icons, looking at their emergence in the Byzantine period and their subsequent role as an integral part of the liturgy of the Orthodox Church.

[Image: All Saints Icon, Russia 1890]



Mrs Jane Angelini

Jane is a freelance lecturer for The Arts Society and other arts organisations. She runs her own art tours company, specialising in cultural visits. She speaks several foreign languages and has translated a number of works of 19th century Russian literature for Penguin Books and Oxford University Press. She has a BA in Russian Studies and an MA in Byzantine Studies.