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Photinus of Sirmium and the Western Synods of Arles (353), Milan (355), and Béziers (356)

Carl L. Beckwith

in Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the place of Photinus of Sirmium in the fourth-century Trinitarian debates and examines the historical and theological situation in the West at the synods of Arles (353), Milan ... More


Purgation in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines writers on purgatory in the sixth and seventh centuries, including Julianus Pomerius, Caesarius of Arles, and Gregory the Great. It also examines ideas about postmortem ... More


The Pure Speech of Caesarius of Arles

Conrad Leyser

in Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Caesarius of Arles, Julianus Pomerius’ star pupil, has the reputation of a popular preacher of great fervour and enduring influence. In one sense, Caesarius’ mission as a preacher had been to secure ... More


The world of Gallic asceticism

Richard J. Goodrich

in Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Cassian's Gallic context. It examines the strategies late antique Gallic writers employed to make an ecclesiastical career seem more plausible and palatable to an aristocratic ... More


Networks and Middle Grounds in the Western Mediterranean

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses categories of long-, mid-, and short-distance connectivity in the Mediterranean in relation to Phokaian emporia (trading stations) and colonies (notably Massalia and Emporion). ... More


Habitual drunkards and metaphysics: case studies from the Victorian period

Steven Earnshaw

in The existential drinker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through four ‘case studies’ this chapter identifies behaviours, attitudes and representations which hint at the emergence of a new figure, and suggest significant moments in the transition from the ... More


Centuries of Silence: Gaul

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Western countries witnessed a sharp decline in their literary output, including the kinds of ecclesiastical writing that provide evidence about the state of contemporary liturgy and chant, in the ... More


Off the Map at Lérins: An Augustinian Response to Arianism

Thomas L. Humphries

in Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685035
eISBN:
9780191765537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685035.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter addresses the reception of Augustine’s theology in the context of Gallic anti-Arian positions. It argues that the theologians who were formed at the monastery of Lérins were Augustinian ... More


“An Eternal Weight of Glory” (2 Corinthians 4:17): Discipline and Devotion in Monastic Life

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter studies the texts that served as guidelines for monastic life at Karlburg and Kitzingen during the eighth century, before the rise of prescriptive rules (such as the Rule of Benedict) in ... More


Constantine and the New Rome

Susan Sorek

in The Emperors' Needles: Egyptian Obelisks and Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675518
eISBN:
9781781380772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675518.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the following: the obelisk that now stands in the Piazza di San Giovanni — the largest surviving obelisk in the world, with a height of 32 metres (83 ft) and weighs 455 tonnes; ... More


Late Antiquity and Early Medieval Europe (500–1000)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the varieties and methods of Christian conversion in early medieval Europe. Christians made repeated attempts to adjust Christian convictions to the realities of people who ... More


On the Road: From Gades to Rome on the Itinerary Cups

Kimberly Cassibry

in Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190921897
eISBN:
9780190921927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921897.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Otherwise known as the Vicarello Cups, these four vessels have been studied for their engraved itineraries, rather than for their materiality and design. At a time when pictorial maps existed but ... More


Polymetry in Late Latin Poems: Some Observations on Its Meaning and Functions

Franca Ela consolino

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Latin poetic output of Late Antiquity contains, in addition to polymetric collections, polymetric poems that combine different meters in a single work. Focusing on this particular development of ... More


The Social Organization of Commerce and Crafts in Ancient Arles: Heterogeneity, Hierarchy, and Patronage

Nicolas Tran

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a case study discussing the professional associations in the harbour economy of Arles, showing that there was a clear hierarchy of professional associations, with the ... More


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