Pantocrator

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See also: pantócrator

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From Latin pantocrator, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek παντοκράτωρ (pantokrátōr).

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Pantocrator

  1. The ruler of everything, especially as an epithet for Jesus Christ; an artistic depiction of Jesus in this aspect.
    • 1942, On the dome, and again behind the altar, was Christ Pantocrator, the Ruler of All — Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 988)

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