Christ Pantocrator

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Jesus Christ Pantocrator (Detail from the deesis mosaic in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul)
Christ Pantocrator in the dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre's catholicon. Church domes are a common site of Pantocrator images

In Christian iconography, Christ Pantocrator (Greek: Χριστὸς Παντοκράτωρ)[1] is the very specific depiction of Christ. Pantocrator or Pantokrator, usually translated as "Almighty" or "all-powerful", came from one of many names of God in Judaism.

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  1. παντοκράτωρ. Liddell, Henry George; Scott, Robert; A Greek–English Lexicon at Perseus Project