April 20, 2023

Iconoclast means breaker of images. Many paintings were defaced that represented historical figures (kings, queens, and famous religious figures) in 1453 A.D. Paintings of Blacks such as Moses, Sparticus, Saint Maurice, Saint Nicolas, Septimus Severus (a Black Emperor Of Rome), Pope Victor, Pope Melchiades, and Pope Gelasius (Black Popes), even Hannibal has been represented as White. A paint brush was dipped into white paint, then dark skin was painted over or white washed. Iconoclasts must have run out of paint or gotten tired, because some paintings have a White face (for example), one White...

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