Daphni mosaic

Mosaics, Church of the Dormition

circa 1050

Why is it canonical?

The mosaics of the Church of the Dormition create a "cosmos" of the Christian universe, capped by a Christ Pantocrator on the dome. Also featured is a crucified Christ, a very human depiction of Christ on the cross that became very mainstream.

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Daphni mosaic

The Crucifixion