The Deesis

Unknown11 th c.

St. Sophia of Kyiv

St. Sophia of Kyiv
Kyiv, Ukraine

The Deesis in Greek means “entreaty”. There are shoulder-length figures of Christ (centre), the Virgin Mary (left) and John the Baptist (right) in medallions.


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

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