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Visit these churches and see the powerful icon “Christ the Pantocrator” 

CHRIST PANTOCRATOR

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V. M. Traverso - published on 10/07/20

Basilica di Santa Pudenziana, Rome, Italy 

Dating to the 4th century, this mosaic of Christ Pantocrator, an icon showing the omnipotence of Jesus typical of Byzantine art, is one of the oldest existing images of Christ Pantocrator found in Rome. Indeed, the Basilica of Santa Pudenziana, where this icon is found, is considered the oldest place of Christian worship in Rome. Christ is shown in the typical majestic pose of the Pantocrator icon, surrounded by the Apostles, a typical feature of Early Christian art.

Christ enthroned among the Apostles
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