Iconostasis

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Iconostasis a wooden wall which in Byzantine churches separates the choir from the nave—the icons are placed on it
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. eikōn, an image.

Usage

In literature:

In front of the iconostasis was an "Entombment," surrounded with young grass amid which little lamps shone.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
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