One reason I like this particular version of this icon is that it gives the English names of the disciples. In my Protestant background, separated from the holy tradition of the Church we didn't know who these men were. Further, it was always emphasized that "their hearts were warmed" when they heard Christ expound the Scriptures which is indeed beautiful, but as we partake of Christ's flesh and blood at each Divine Liturgy, we appreciate even more the climatic point of this story--their eyes being opened to Jesus in the Eucharist, in the breaking of bread. Christ had just recently broken bread at the Lord's Supper telling His disciples, "This is my body" ; He had just offered His body on the cross, and in this moment these two see Christ, the fullness of all the scriptures that had been expounded to them. The Greek writing at the bottom of the icon is a little indistinct, please confirm the translation on the product description for our edification (:. Many thanks!
This more contemporary icon of the Supper at Emmaus included the essentials I wanted, especially the fish on the table. I had seen one like it in Greece five years ago and always regretted not buying it then. It is simply and well mounted on a board and looks like it will hold up well. I'm very glad to have to have it before Easter.