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1797 in reference to an act of breaking or destroying idols physically; figuratively from 1858 in reference to beliefs, cherished institutions, etc.; see iconoclast. An older word for it was iconomach [..]
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The doctrine or practice of attacking settled beliefs or institutions. Related: Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon). Théophile Gautier. 1855
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The destruciton of icons; iconoclasm was a policy of some Byzantine emperors between 725 and 842; eventually repudiated by the Christian churches of the medieval east and west.    (Lynch, Josep [..]
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A Christian religious movement opposed to the veneration of images (icons) of Christ and the saints. Intense controversy over the legitimacy of icons lasted for over a century (726‑843 CE) in the By [..]
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(n) the orientation of an iconoclast
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the destruction of works of art on the grounds that they are impious. During the 16th
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An view that religious images can have negative effects, which sometimes involves destroying them. (adjective iconoclastic). Iconography
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The deliberate destruction of religious icons (statues and relics
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This term refers to the banning or destruction of icons and religious art.
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The troubled word Iconoclasm is summed up as the rationale behind-, planning and participating in the destruction of religious icons and symbols. The motives for doing so may be political or religious [..]
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