from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who supports the veneration of religious icons; an iconophile or iconodulist
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who serves images; -- opposed to an
Irene revoked the edict against images, appointed an iconodule named Tarasius as Patriarch of Constantinople, and with the help of Tarasius and Pope Hadrian I, summoned a Council at Nicaea in 787.
Two iconodule regents, Empress Irene (left) and Empress Theodora (right).
Although the [[Second Council of Nicaea]] ruled in favor of [[iconodule]]