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"But after the death of Theophilus, during the regency of his widow, Theodora, the ban on images was finally raised. Their restoration, in 842, was made on condition that “the worship due to God and the veneration due to created things were carefully observed.”"

Detail of the Deesis mosaic in Hagia Sophia — dated from the 13th century, it was only possible because, four centuries before, the iconoclasts lost and images became allowed again in churches.

 
Hagia Sophia: Construction and Reconstruction

Hagia Sophia: Construction and Reconstruction