Icon: Prophet Elijah in the Wilderness -
Painting, Tempera on panel, 33.5x28x3 cm.. Origin: Byzantium, Thessalonike, Late 14th-15th century. Source of entry: State Russian Museum, 1930. Theme: The Bible and Christianity. Exibition: Byzantine Art and Culture: 4th - 15th centuries.
Synadelphon also known as Sandelphon who is Prophet-elias-rurik or Prophet Elijah "Have you read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have told Of the limitless realms of the air, Have you read it, —the marvelous story Of Sandalphon, the Angel of Glory, Sandalphon, the Angel of Prayer?" - Sandalphon by Longfellow