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Leo VI making proskynesis before Christ

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The triumph of Orthodoxy was celebrated on the first Sunday in Lent, 11 March 843, and has remained one of the great feasts of the Eastern Church. The Empress Theodora had insisted on certain conditions, of which the main theme was the necessity for moderation, and these had been accepted by the Patriarch and the Church. But throughout the ninth century the peace of the Church was troubled by the conflict between the extreme party of Iconodules, based for the most part on the monastery of …
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Related print edition pages: pp.178-200

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