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Das Mönchtum in Der Religionspolitik Kaiser Justinians I./ Monks in the Religious Policy of
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With his religious politics and his self-representation as the vicar of God on Earth, Justinian I (527-565) had an enduring impact on Late Antiquity. What part did monks, believed to be heavenly angels, play in promoting this notion? This book offers the first exhaustive investigation of Justinian’s personal relations to monkhood and the role of monks in religious and legislative politics.