Laminate icon mounted on 3/16″ fiberboard. Measures 4.5 x 5.5 in
The Eastern Orthodox Church usually relates the name with Saint Alla, the widow of a Gothic chieftain, martyred in King Athanaric’s times. Since the name is also spread among Tatars, there is some speculation that the name has its origin in the pre-Islamic goddess Allat. The name Alla is also widespread in Iceland.