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Iconoclasm Of The Byzantine Church

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When it comes to something like the Byzantine worship, Christians in the Byzantine world asked to Christ, the Virgin Mary, and the saints while looking at images of them on panels which are known as icons. The veneration of icons was viewed with some apprehension from the Church. This was because of the Mosaic proscription of religious descriptions and the persecution of Christians who refused to venerate images of Roman emperors. Iconoclasm that happened was the veto and obliteration of works of art because they were considered inappropriate in religious contexts. Images of saints and sacred stories on icons and in churches were destroyed and the people who worshiped them were persecuted. During this time, the Church leaders were fearful that
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