In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Though there was iconoclasm at the beginning, as zealots decapitated statues and the like in temples and shrines, this soon passed as sultans cracked down on it.
- Islamic iconoclasm is rooted in Jewish iconoclasm, historically.
- For all its fascination, Jacoby's discussion of Jewish iconoclasm could do with a touch more theology.
- On iconoclasm there's the Catholic view here, the Orthodox, and a shorter but more balanced outline here.
- The staff stands for Aaron and his power without mimetically representing him, as the painting seems paradoxically to observe the Hebraic ethos of iconoclasm that the Jewish leader first violated.
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