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- noun Plural form of
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Do you intend to declare either iconoclasts or iconodules non-Christians next?
At that time, most of the Byzantines were fervent iconodules -- image-worshippers -- and Leo set out to smash the cult of icons, first by speaking and preaching against them, then by destroying an image of Christ in the chapel of the Chalke, or Brazen House, in front of the Great Palace.
Several times I was invited to attend underground ceremonies of secret iconodules.
The persecuted iconodules, like the Syriac Christians, often sought refuge in Italy, Spain, or France.