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Christ Pantocrator (Hagia Sophia) Icon - X114

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Pantocrator, "almighty," is one of the many names of God used in the Bible. It refers to Christ as Sabaoth, "Lord of Hosts," the ruler of all, and the sustainer of the universe. This image of Christ is the most widely-used subject in all of Orthodox Christianity, appearing on the domes and iconostases of churches, as well as on panel icons in homes and chapels everywhere.

The Lord appears serious, sometimes even stern, but dispassionate as the eternal God. His right hand is raised in a gesture of blessing. As the Word Incarnate, He holds a Gospel book. When the book is open, it signifies Christ as the Teacher; when it is closed, He is the Judge, with the final verdict known only to Himself.

This beautiful mosaic is from the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. The stunning image was uncovered in the 20th century, after the ancient church was changed from a mosque into a museum.

This icon is available as part of a set, together with a matching icon of the Theotokos. Click here to learn more.


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Customer Reviews

7 reviews

  • 5

    Christ pantocrator icon

    Posted by Jeff on Aug 31st 2020

    BEAUTIFUL WORK! Great quality great service and fast shipping! I’ll be a life long customer?

  • 5

    Christ Pantocrator from Hagia Sophia

    Posted by Pastor Randy on Jul 25th 2020

    This is one of the few icons that I own as a protestant pastor who loves church history and has some background in eastern orthodoxy. This has always been my favorite image of Christ ever since I first saw it. It is especially important to me now that the Hagia Sophia has been converted back into a mosque. I pray that the original image will be protected from being defaced or destroyed!

  • 5

    Very Accurate to the Original

    Posted by Jackson Prime on Oct 14th 2019

    This accurately reflects the current state of the Mosaic in the Hagia Sophia, and reminds us that Orthodoxy will constantly be under attack by Satan and his minions. Very beautiful icon.

  • 5

    A supremely beautiful icon.

    Posted by Robert on May 11th 2018

    I already have two Christ icons but was drawn back to this, my old favourite, The expression touches me, being benevolent and tender. I can sense Christ's presence in the icon and feel a connection. The extraordinary Hagia Sophia, with its history at the centre of Orthodox Christianity, seems to inhabit this image. Add to that the wonderful craftsmanship so evident in this Legacy icon, and I realised I just had to order one. It is beautiful.

  • 5

    My order

    Posted by Sandra Frigon on Dec 31st 2017

    Every time I order from Legacy Icons I am never disappointed. The product is beautiful, timely sent, and professionally handled. This is the only site I will buy these lovely icons.

  • 5

    The Great Teacher and Lord Jesus Christ.

    Posted by Skip Mathis on Jun 22nd 2017

    Ever since I saw this particular icon from my days in college and seminary, I have always Loved Adoring Our Lord as He is portrayed in this particular icon. Everything about this icon speaks to the most inner parts of my heart.

  • 5

    Very pleased

    Posted by Paula on Apr 27th 2017

    It is my pleasure to add this icon to my collection. As the description states, Christ's facial expression is firm but it brings me comfort, as He is our righteous Judge. Thank you, Legacy Icons.