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date: 08 December 2021

Icons 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Gerhard PodskalskyGerhard Podskalsky, Rainer StichelRainer Stichel, Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr, Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr, Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr, Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr

(sing. εἰκών, “image”). In its broadest sense an icon is any representation of a sacred personage, produced in many media and sizes, monumental as well as portable; in its narrowest sense icon most often refers to a painted wooden devotional panel “Painted Icons,” below.... ...

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