Deesis


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De`e´sis

    (dė`ē´sĭs)
n.1.(Rhet.) An invocation of, or address to, the Supreme Being.
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Servir (2008) na Curia Diocesana de Setubal, Cristo Pantocrator (2005) na igreja da Ramada, Odivelas (Figura 3), A Pascoa do Senhor (2009) na igreja de Alfornelos, Amadora (Figura 4), O Batismo de Jesus (2013) na igreja de Ribamar da Lourinha (Figura 5), O Misterio da Virgem Maria (2013) na igreja de Nossa Senhora de Fatima do Jeromelo, Milharado, Mafra, A Deesis (2013) na igreja da Povoa da Galega, Milharado, Mafra, e Deus eAmor (2014) na igreja da Brandoa, Amadora.
1); the 14th-century steel helmet with gold figural inlay of the Deesis (Fig.
The room will showcase icons related to iconostases (or altar screen decorated with icons) in the museum collection, including a mid-1500s "Festival Row" deesis, a large scale "Mother of God," circa mid-1600s, a masterpiece "Not Made By Hands," circa mid-1500s, which would have capped the crest of an iconostasis wall, and a number of significant, new, folding iconostases used by priests visiting ill parishioners in outlying regions, distant from churches and in need of spiritual succor.
Christian iconography, in both the East and the West, frequently reflects the privileged position of the Baptist among the saints, particularly in the Deesis or "Intercession" where Christ in majesty is flanked on his right by the Virgin Mary and on his left by the forerunner John, both of whom plead with the heavenly King for the members of the Church militant.
El Poliptico de Gante representa en la parte superior una Deesis en la que Cristo, vestido de rojo, esta flanqueado por la Virgen Maria de azul y San Juan Bautista de verde.
the deesis tier, the painted prayer, aloft the confessing
She dismisses the frequent identification of the central figure of the Deesis as God the Father.
Constantinopla seguia confiando en la defensa sobrenatural de su Imperio, como se aprecia, por una parte, en la acunacion de monedas en 1261 (en las que, sobre el fondo de la ciudad amurallada, se representa a la Virgen en actitud orante) o, por otra, en la magnifica deesis de Santa Sofia, que dan cuenta de este singular momento en el cual se mezcla la tragedia con el drama, en medio de la alegria.
At the same time, the questions I provide get students to think about other figures of vehemence that Melville puts in the mouth of the first mate to give him a Shakespearean eloquence matched only by Ahab's (such as apostrophe, hyperbaton, deesis, ominatio, and certain devices of repetition).
Conversely, Raphael must on occasion have contributed to the design of works wholly executed by the workshop--take Giulio's Deesis (Christ in Glory with Saints), for which a preliminary drawing by Raphael has survived.
4); after the 9th century he is normally shown as a military saint, wearing armour and carrying a weapon, and would here complement the archangel at the top to provide a guardian in human form for the deesis.
3) Here, the basic Deesis of three figures has been expanded by the inclusion of half-figures of the archangels Michael and Gabriel, hovering above with their hands veiled, and on the inner wings of the triptych by standing figures of the 12 apostles.