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The Past Acquired, Revived, and Ransacked

Marina Belozerskaya

in Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739318
eISBN:
9780199979356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739318.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The Tazza was likely brought to Constantinople by Constantine the Great. This chapter discusses the founding of his new capital, his transfer there of artworks from across the Greco-Roman world, and ... More


Constantine and Rome

R. Ross Holloway

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100433
eISBN:
9780300129717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Constantine the Great (285–337) played a crucial role in mediating between the pagan, imperial past of the city of Rome, which he conquered in 312, and its future as a Christian capital. This book ... More


Gregory VII and the World Beyond Latin Christendom

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

To enter into the frame of mind in which Pope Gregory VII regarded the Byzantine church and empire calls for an effort of imagination. It should be ... More


Canon Law and Episcopal Authority: The Canons of Antioch and Serdica

Christopher W. B. Stephens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732228
eISBN:
9780191796548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732228.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book focuses on canon law as the starting point for a new interpretation of divisions between East and West in the Church after the death of Constantine the Great. It challenges the common ... More


Constantine, Control, and Canon Law

Christopher W. B. Stephens

in Canon Law and Episcopal Authority: The Canons of Antioch and Serdica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732228
eISBN:
9780191796548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732228.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter emphasizes the importance of the immediate post-Constantinian years for the development of approaches to and the practice of canon law, for developments in how bishops conceived of their ... More


The Canons of Antioch in Context

Christopher W. B. Stephens

in Canon Law and Episcopal Authority: The Canons of Antioch and Serdica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732228
eISBN:
9780191796548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732228.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter tests the conclusions of the first chapter by examining the content of the canons of Antioch in detail. It proposes that the task is essential in addressing existing scholarly tradition ... More


Origins and myths: Eburacum and its successors

D. M. Palliser

in Medieval York: 600-1540

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199255849
eISBN:
9780191746871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255849.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

York (Eburacum) was a major town in Roman Britain and important in the Roman Empire as a whole (two emperors died there and Constantine the Great was proclaimed emperor there). Despite being almost ... More


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