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Holiness and Power : Constantinopolitan Holy Men and Authority in the 5th Century (Hardcover) (Rafal

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The book examines models of relationships between Constantinopolitan holy man and secular and ecclesiastical authorities in the capital of Byzantium. The study explores the ideal underlying the lives of the four Constantinopolitan holy men (Hypatios, Alexander Akoimetos, Daniel the Stylite, Marcellus Akoimetos), which was a reflection of contemporary reality as well as a vision of an ideal state.

Number of Pages: 270.0
Genre: History, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Ancient / Rome, General, Medieval
Series Title: Millennium-studien / Millennium Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Rafal Kosinski
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2016
TCIN: 23948662
UPC: 9783110417074
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-0330

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