Definitions for iconologyˌaɪ kəˈnɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•co•nol•o•gyˌaɪ kəˈnɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the study of icons or symbolic representations.

Origin of iconology:


i•con•o•log•i•calaɪˌkɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. iconology(noun)

    the branch of art history that studies visual images and their symbolic meaning (especially in social or political terms)


  1. iconology(Noun)

    The study of icons in art or art history.

  2. Origin: From εἰκών + -logy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iconology(noun)

    the discussion or description of portraiture or of representative images. Cf. Iconography

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