Icon

Icons are flat pictures, usually painted in egg tempera on wood, but also wrought in mosaic, ivory, and other materials, to represent the Lord, the heavenly creatures and saints.
We honor the icons (holy pictures) because they remind us of our Lord Jesus Christ, heavenly creatures and saints.
Icons are anointed with Chrism (Myron) to be sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
We don't worship icons but we honor saints.
Statues are forbidden.

Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. .

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  • ICON — est associé à un langage de programmation de haut niveau découlant des langages SNOBOL 4, CLU et C (K R). C est un langage impératif et procédural, dont la syntaxe ressemble aux langages C et Pascal (langage). Sommaire 1 Histoire 2 Exemples de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Icon — 〈[ aıkən] n. 15; EDV〉 Bildsymbol (auf dem Bildschirm), Piktogramm (dessen Funktion durch Anklicken ausgelöst wird) [engl., „Bild, Symbol“] Siehe auch Info Eintrag: Icon info! * * * Icon , das; s, s [engl. icon < griech. eiko̅̓n, ↑ Ikone] (EDV) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • icon — icon, iconic 1. The original meaning of icon, ‘a devotional painting on wood of Christ or a saint in Byzantine Christian art’, has been all but obscured except in specialist use or as a vague memory by modern uses first in the language of media… …   Modern English usage

  • ICON — Álbum recopilatorio de Scorpions Publicación 02 de noviembre 2010 Género(s) Hard rock Heavy metal Discográfica Island Records/Merc …   Wikipedia Español

  • icon- — icon(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. eikôn « image ». icon(o) élément, du grec eikôn, image . ⇒ICON(O) , (ICON , ICONO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « image », entrant dans la constr. de qq. termes sav., subst. et adj., dans des domaines sc. et techn.;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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