iconomachy


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iconomachy

(ˌaɪkəˈnɒməkɪ)
n
opposition to the worship of images or icons

iconomachy

opposition to icons or other forms of sacred imagery.
See also: Images
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Although Haldon has complained that others have ignored this work, Brubaker remarks more diplomatically that "The new understanding of Byzantine iconomachy explored in this book has not yet reached most mainstream historical handbooks"; although Paul Speck asserted something like it as early as 1981 (7).
35) Marion O' Connor, '"Imagine Me, Gentle Spectators": Iconomachy and The Winter's Tale', in Richard Dutton and Jean E.