iconoclasm

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Prompted by the iconoclastic controversy, the council pronounced that icons had a place in the church but that they should not be worshipped.
The remainder of the short text describes in precise language the philosophy behind the Byzantine iconoclastic controversy, with an eye to the role played by Dionysius's thought.
The exhibition charts the rise of early Christian art, beginning with pagan styles and subjects adapted to Christian use while this was still an underground affair, and documenting the shift to publicly visible art under Constantine, the iconoclastic controversy and the Triumph of Orthodoxy.