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Debating the Saints’ Cult in the Age of Gregory the Great

Matthew Dal Santo (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646791
eISBN:
9780199949939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646791.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book argues that the Dialogues on the Miracles of the Italian Fathers, Pope Gregory the Great's (590–604) most controversial work, should be considered from the perspective of a wide-ranging ... More


Introduction: Gregory the Great and the saints’ cult in late antiquity

Matthew Dal Santo

in Debating the Saints’ Cult in the Age of Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646791
eISBN:
9780199949939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646791.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction sets out the tension between faith-based belief and rationalist scepticism in the hagiographical literature of the early Byzantine empire, circa 500–700. Taking this tension as a cue ... More


Rome: The Invisible Children of Incest

Philippe Moreau

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with children born of a union considered by ancient Romans as incestuous, mainly from a legal point of view, since we lack any evidence about their social life, with one exception ... More


Columbanus and Shunning: The Irish between Gildas, Gaul, and Gregory

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Although it is easy to read our patchy evidence about Columbanus as depicting a lone Irish figure with his deviant Easter tradition battling against a continental ecclesiastical hierarchy comprising ... More


The influence of Christian Rome

Menno Fenger and Paul Henman

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The power of dissident theologies – Arianism, then Nestorianism and Monophysitism – in the eastern part of the Roman empire established the bishop of Rome as a moral and political authority to whom ... More


Columbanus and the Language of Concord

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The ancient language of concord expressed the desire for unity within a culturally and ethnically diverse Roman empire. Stoic cosmopolitanism, its philosophical underpinning, saw diversity as part of ... More


Introduction: The city between antiquity and the Middle Ages Mark Humphries

Bertrand Lançon and Antonia Nevill

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book provides an account of how, between the conversion to Christianity of the emperor Constantine in 312 and the pontificate of Pope Gregory the Great, Rome was transformed from the capital of ... More


Epilogue

Alexander O'Hara

in Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190858001
eISBN:
9780190858032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858001.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Short conclusion to the work and summary of main themes. When the Lives are studied as a complete dossier, they show complementary and interconnected themes and concerns. This Epilogue provides a ... More


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