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The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

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The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

“Ольга и Мария в Петергофе” (Olga [R.] & Maria in Peterhof) | https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/49312/98255750.166/0_189348_5701c18e_orig |  judicialinvestigator

“Ольга и Мария в Петергофе” (Olga [R.] & Maria in Peterhof) | https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/49312/98255750.166/0_189348_5701c18e_orig | judicialinvestigator

Grand Duchesses Tatiana and Maria Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia in the Italian Courtyard at the Livadia Palace. "AL"

Grand Duchesses Tatiana and Maria Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia in the Italian Courtyard at the Livadia Palace. "AL"

Two sweetly beautiful Victorian Irish babies on the day of their christening. Ireland Irish baby christening Victorian 1800s 19th_century

Two sweetly beautiful Victorian Irish babies on the day of their christening. Ireland Irish baby christening Victorian 1800s 19th_century

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