Funeral Dismissal Prayer

Document

Date:

1897 - 1931

Materials:

Paper

Dimensions:

W 23.75 in x H 18.5 in

Accession Number:

24.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-06-04

Description

Printed prayer of dissmissal that is read at the end of Orthodox funeral services. Text of prayer is in center in Church Slavonic. IN border are wood engraving images of Christ, four Evangelists, column, ladder, and Tomb of Christ. Under text of prayer is inscription in Greek. From the time of Damian (1848-1931), Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1897 to 1931.