heofon-dēma, m.n: celestial judge. (HEH-ov-on-DAY-ma / ˈhɛɔ-vɔn-ˌdeː-ma)

Medieval manuscript image of God enthroned in a mandorla with books on either side of him; outside the mandorla are worshippers; below God is a toothy hell-mouth gaping open with souls suffering within.
Queen Mary Apocalypse; England (London or East Anglia), early 14th century; British Library, Royal MS 19 B XV, f. 40r. [bl.uk]

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