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An image of a saint or other holy personage, particularly when the image is regarded by the devotee as sacred and capable of facilitating contact between him or her and the personage portrayed. The term, which derives from the Greek word eikōn, meaning ‘likeness’, has been applied particularly to sacred images of the Byzantine Church and the Orthodox Churches of Russia and Greece.






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