The Pantokrator, Ruler of All

by 1389 on May 5, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), icons, Orthodox Christianity

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Published on Mar 26, 2013 by Trisagionfilms

This video describes the history and symbolism of the icon of the Pantocrator when used in the dome of Eastern Orthodox churches. Παντοκράτωρ (pantocrator) is Greek for “the ruler of all.” The iconic image of Christ Pantocrator was one of the first images of Christ developed in the Early Christian Church and remains a central icon of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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