What does iconology mean?

Definitions for iconologyˌaɪ kəˈnɒl ə dʒi

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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

  2. Origin: [Gr. ; e'ikw`n an image + discourse: cf. F. iconologie.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Iconology

    ī-kon-ol′o-ji, n. the doctrine of images, especially with reference to worship.—ns. Iconol′ater, an image-worshipper; Iconol′atry, the worship of images; Iconol′ogist; Iconom′achist, one opposed to the cultus of icons; Iconom′achy, opposition to the same. [Gr. eikōn, an image, logia, discourse.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iconology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iconology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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