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[[Image:Nativity htm.jpg|frame|right|[[Nativity]] of Christ Icon]]
The traditional '''[[icon]]''' style of the '''[[Nativity|Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ]]''' is from the 15th century and attributed to Saint [[Andrei Rublev]]. {{fact}} It depicts the Creator of the universe entering history as a newborn babe. The icon of the Nativity also shows the effect of this event on the natural life of the world.
==Design==
===Angels===
The [[angels]] are glorifying God, tending to the action, and ministering: announcing the [[Gospel|Good News]] to the shepherds, or singing. To the right, a young shepherd sits, wearing a wreath and playing his flute, showing the joy of the Good News.  ==External links==*[http://goarch.org/special/advent/listen_learn_share/nativity/index_html Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Icon of the Nativity] ([[GOARCH]])*[http://www.antiochian.org/icons-explained-nativity The Nativity Icon Explained] ([[AOCA]])*[http://iconreader.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/the-nativity-icon/ The Nativity Icon]
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