anastasis

[ uh-nas-tuh-sis ]
/ əˈnæs tə sɪs /
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noun, plural a·nas·ta·ses [uh-nas-tuh-seez] /əˈnæs təˌsiz/.

a representation, in Byzantine art, of Christ harrowing hell.

Nearby words

  1. anarthrous,
  2. anasarca,
  3. anasazi,
  4. anaspid,
  5. anastasia,
  6. anastasius i,
  7. anastigmat,
  8. anastigmatic,
  9. anastomose,
  10. anastomosis

Origin of anastasis

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

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