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- noun A screen or wall with
iconswhich separates the sanctuary from the nave in Eastern Orthodoxchurches.
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Take a look at this priest's vestments, the altar hangings how beautifully embroidered they are...the Gospel cover, the candles, the iconstasis...
Greek Catholic Mass Argent 2006