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    Overview on Iconophile and Iconoclastic Attitudes toward Images in Early Christianity and Late Antiquity.Anita Strezova - 2013 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 12 (36):228-258.
    This study offers an overview of the opposing attitudes towards the image worship in the Early Christianity and the Late Antiquity. It shows that a dichotomy between creation and veneration of images on one side and iconoclastic tendencies on the other side persisted in the Christian tradition throughout the first seven centuries. While the representations of holy figures and holy events increased in number throughout theByzantine Empire, they led to a puritanical reaction by those who saw the practice of image (...)
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