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date: 16 October 2019

Pantocrator (Gk. Pantokrator, all-sovereign, Ruler of all) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture
Author(s):
Tom Devonshire JonesTom Devonshire Jones, Linda MurrayLinda Murray, Peter MurrayPeter Murray

Originally applied to God, i.e. to all three Persons of the Trinity, it later came to mean Christ as Judge. The figure appears as early as 565–78 on coins of the Emperor Justinian II, but many representations were destroyed by the iconoclasts, including one in Hagia ... ...

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