Iconology



[ahy-kuh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌaɪ kəˈnɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the historical analysis and interpretive study of symbols or images and their contextual significance; iconography.
2.
the study of icons or symbolic representations.
/ˌaɪkɒˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study or field of art history concerning icons
2.
icons collectively
3.
the symbolic representation or symbolism of icons

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