Russian Icon - the St. George miracle of serpent
St. George lived at III century a.d. at Asian region of Kappadokia.
He was army head under Emperor Diokletian.
Due to Christian beliefs he was prosecuted and executed.
It is believed St.George Victorius roots are in pre-christian beliefs of Russians and other indo-arian tribes
At Russia "St. George Victorius" have became known since XI century.
St George Victorius was painted at Russian emblem and still it is at emblem of Moscow
Image of St. George Victorius was at first Russian coins, and at modern ones.
St George the Victorius believed to be saviour of soldiers.