VCR Lesson 3 Presentation
1. Breaking or destroying images( referring especially to a movement to destroy images in Eastern Orthodox Churches during the ninth and tenth centuries and later Protestant movement).
2. Attacking or overthrowing tradition or popular ideas, institutions, or conventions.
Other Parts of Speech:
Iconoclast (n.) - one who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas or institutions.
- a person who attacks cherished beliefs or intuitions
Iconoclasm (n.) - the action of attacking or assertively rejecting cherished beliefs and institutions or established values and practices
-the rejection or destruction of religious images as heretical; the doctrine of iconoclasts
Note: often referred to in the "Iconoclastic controversy" in Byzantine in 726 when many Christians destroyed religious images because of the first commandment which says "thou shall not make unto thee any graven image."
Note: The medieval Latin form iconoclastes comes from Middle Greek eikonoklastes, which literally means image destroyer.
KLAN (the early form for clast) (G.) "Break"
- So you are breaking an image
choose the letter in the sentence in which the underlined word is used Incorrectly
B. In 726 Emperor Leo III of Byzantine took a public position against icons, which lead to iconoclasm of religious images.
C. In the ninth century Iconoclastic mobs broke into churches to destroy any images that they believed to be graven images.
D. The iconoclast, Sara Smith, believed the theory of spontaneous generation to be true even when Louis Pasteur was trying to prove it wrong.