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Christ Pantocrator

Unknown11 th c.

St. Sophia of Kyiv

St. Sophia of Kyiv
Kyiv, Ukraine

Christ Pantocrator (the Almighty) is portrayed in a mosaic medallion with 9 variegated circles (diameter of the medallion – 4,0-4,1 m.). According to canon, Christ blesses people with his right hand. In the left hand he holds the Gospel, which will be opened at the Last Judgement.

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  • Title: Christ Pantocrator
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 11 th c.
  • Type: monumental painting, mosaic

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