anastasis

[uh-nas-tuh-sis]
noun, plural a·nas·ta·ses [uh-nas-tuh-seez] /əˈnæs təˌsiz/.
  1. a representation, in Byzantine art, of Christ harrowing hell.

Origin of anastasis

< Greek anástasis a raising up, removal. See ana-, stasis
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