Iconodule I*con"o*dule, Iconodulist I*con"o*du`list, n. [Gr. e'ikw`n an image + ? a slave.] (Eccl. Hist.) One who serves images; -- opposed to an {iconoclast}. --Schaff-Herzog Encyc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Iconodule — An iconodule (Greek eikono doulos One who serves images ; also Iconodulist or Iconophile) is someone who espouses iconodulism, i.e. who supports or is in favor of religious images or icons and their veneration, and is in opposition to an… …   Wikipedia

  • Iconodule — Iconodulie L iconodulie ou iconodoulie, du grec εικών / eikôn image et δουλεία / douleia service, est un courant de pensée qui est en faveur des images religieuses ou icônes et de leur vénération, en opposition au courant iconoclaste. Le terme… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • iconodule — noun A person who supports the veneration of religious icons; an iconophile or iconodulist Ant: iconoclast …   Wiktionary

  • iconodule — icon·o·dule …   English syllables

  • iconodule — īˈkänəˌd(y)ül noun ( s) Etymology: icon + Greek doulos slave : one who venerates icons and defends their devotional use …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iconodulist — Iconodule I*con o*dule, Iconodulist I*con o*du list, n. [Gr. e ikw n an image + ? a slave.] (Eccl. Hist.) One who serves images; opposed to an {iconoclast}. Schaff Herzog Encyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stephen the Younger —    Iconodule (q.v.) saint martyred in 764 during the reign of Constantine V (q.v.). Stephen was a leader of monastic opposition to the emperor s Iconoclastic (qq.v.) policy, and his refusal to accept the decrees of the synod of Hiera (754)… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Byzantine Empire — the Eastern Roman Empire after the fall of the Western Empire in A.D. 476. Cap.: Constantinople. * * * Empire, southeastern and southern Europe and western Asia. It began as the city of Byzantium, which had grown from an ancient Greek colony… …   Universalium

  • Iconoclasm (Byzantine) — Iconoclasm, Greek for image breaking , is the deliberate destruction within a culture of the culture s own religious icons and other symbols or monuments, usually for religious or political motives. It is a frequent component of major domestic… …   Wikipedia

  • Theodore the Studite — Infobox Saint name=Theodore the Studite birth date=759 death date=826 feast day=11 November venerated in=Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Catholic Churches, Roman Catholic Church imagesize=200px caption=St. Theodore of Studion: 11th century… …   Wikipedia