Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Calling All Russians or Russophiles

My friend found this at the antique store and wants to know what the words are on the medallion. I told her I could hook her up with that information. Here it is:

5 comments:

Rebecca said...

Side 1: The Wonderworking Icon of the Mother of God and unceasing help.

Side 2: Member of the Brotherhood.

Rebecca said...

Perhaps that should have been "of unceasing help" or "of untiring aid" ... something along those lines.

Rebecca said...

Oh, and I'm not certain, but I think it is actually in Ukrainian, because of the "ї"s - There is an i in Church Slavonic, but I don't think there is an "ї", where there is in Ukrainian.

Xenia Kathryn said...

I love the word Russophile :D "Russo" is my maiden name :D hehehe.

Blessed Lent, Alana!

Elena said...

Rebecca is right:
The Wonderworking Icon of the Mother of God of unceasing help.

And, yes, I'm pretty sure it is Ukranian, not Russian.