Pantokrator Monastery


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  • Pantokrator —    Greek for all sovereign (or Ruler of All ), a term applied to God in Revelation 19:6. In art, the Pantokrator refers to a way of representing Christ in a bust length, frontal portrait, holding a Gospel book in his left hand and blessing with… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Pantokrator — may refer to:* Christ Pantocrator * Mount Pantokrator on Corfu, Greece * Pantokratoros monastery, Greece * Pantokrator (band), Swedish * Pantokrator, former church Zeyrek Mosque, Turkey …   Wikipedia

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  • Mount Pantokrator — For other uses, see Pantokrator (disambiguation). Mount Pantokrator Mount Pantokrator Elevation …   Wikipedia

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  • Pantokratoros monastery — ( el. Μονή Παντοκράτορος) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. It stands on the north eastern side of the Athos peninsula, and dedicated to the Transfiguration of Our Lord. The monastery ranks seventh… …   Wikipedia

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  • Zeyrek Mosque — Molla Zeyrek Cami The Mosque viewed from north east. From left to right, one can see the apses of the Church of Christ Pantokrator, the Imperial Chapel and the Church of the Theotokos Eleousa. Basic information Location …   Wikipedia

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