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adoration

adoration  

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In strict terminology ‘adoration’ denotes an act of worship due to God alone. In early times the word was sometimes used loosely to include the veneration paid to persons and objects of a sacred ...
Charlemagne

Charlemagne  

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(Latin Carolus Magnus, Charles the Great) (742–814) King of the Franks (768–814) and Holy Roman emperor (as Charles I) (800–14). He created an empire by conquering and Christianizing the Saxons ...
Germigny-des-Prés

Germigny-des-Prés  

The oratory of Germigny-des-Prés was built inside the sumptuous villa of Theodulf, a supporter of Charlemagne, bishop of Orléans and abbot of Fleury. Dedicated to the Saviour, it was finished ...
iconoclasm

iconoclasm  

The odd pair of beliefs shared by enthusiasts including Cromwell and the Taliban, that while ‘false idols’ have no supernatural powers they are nevertheless so dangerous that they must be destroyed ...
Second Council of Nicaea

Second Council of Nicaea  

(787). The seventh Oecumenical Council, convoked by the Empress Irene to end the Iconoclastic Controversy. The Council declared its adherence to the doctrine on the veneration of images expounded in ...
Theodulf

Theodulf  

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(c.750–821), Bp. of Orléans, poet, and textual critic. A Visigothic refugee from the Islamic invasion of Spain, he was welcomed at the court of Charlemagne and by 798 he was Bp. of Orléans. In 818 he ...

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