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n.1.(Rhet.) An invocation of, or address to, the Supreme Being.
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The most expensive lot offered in the sale is a Northern Greek Deisis, circa 1600 that features Christ seated on a throne with red and blue cushions, being worshipped by His Mother and John the Forerunner.
This notion is visually displayed in the icon of Deisis, with Christ flanked on either side by John and the Virgin.