Art and Faith, Too

Friday, 2 July 2010

Unknown Artist. Christ Pantocrator. Duomo di Cefalù. (Cefalù (Sicily) ITALY). mid-12th century

Christ Pantocrator

Unknown Artist

mid-12th century. Duomo di Cefalù. Cefalù (Province of Palermo. Sicilian Autonomous RegionITALY

This is one of the best examples of this particular “type” of icon… ironically, it’s in Sicily, executed after the Great Western Schism of 1054. Originally, Cefalù was one of the colonies of Magna Graeca, it’s name in Greek was Kefaloidis (Κεφαλοιδὶς).

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