In addition, the Seventh Ecumenical Council distinguished between absolute worship (for God alone) and relative worship (veneration), which is given to God but also to people, objects, etc. An example of this might be the honor a servant gives to his master or subject to his king.

The Orthodox Church in “The Triumph of Orthodoxy” celebrates the victory of this council annually. This occurs on the first Sunday of Lent.

82 Giakalis, 1994, p. 32.
83 Ibid.
84 Ibid, p. 31.

It is a remembrance of the replacing of sacred images in Hagia Sophia (a church in Constantinople) on March 11, 843 CE.85