Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Theotokos - Lifegiving Fountain - Ζωοδόχος Πηγή

Zoodochos is a Greek term meaning "life-receiving". It refers to an attribute of the tomb of Christ, known as the Zoodochos Taphos in the Orthodox Church. The title zoodochos is also applied to the Theotokos since church tradition teaches that she received the Life of Christ in her womb.

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