'''Theotokonymia''' (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the defining of various names and titles given to the [[Theotokos]]
, of which there are over 6 , 000. Most of them have been received into the [[Orthodox Church]] through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Theotokos to a [[saint]] in the Orthodox church or through a variety of other reasons .
Though the term Theotokonymia is derived from the Virgin Mary's Greek name [[Theotokos]], her surname's are derived from the various [[icon]]s that exist and in iconography '''Panagia''' is the term used for any particular icon of the Theotokos.
Listed below are a few of the most popular of these names:
* [[Panagia Axion Esti]] - the official icon representing Mount [[Athos]]* [[Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa]]* [[Panagia Gorgoepikoos]]* [[Panagia Ierosolymitissa]] (Jerusalem) - The icon at the tomb of the most Holy [[Theotokos|Virgin Mary]]* [[Panagia the Life Giving Spring]] - ΖΩΟΔΟΧΟΥ ΠΗΓΗΣ* [[Panagia Pantanassa]]* [[Panagia Portaitissa]] (Mount Athos) - This most popular icon from Mount [[Athos]]* [[Panagia of Soumela]] (Pontos) - Painted by St [[Apostle Luke|Luke the Evangelist]]* [[Theotokos of Tikhvin|Panagia of Tikhvin]]* [[Panagia Vlacharnea]] or Panagia Vlahernon* [[Theotokos Vladimir|Panagia of Vladimir]]
[[Category:Icons of the Theotokos]]