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Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345

Sara Parvis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199280131
eISBN:
9780191603792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In the recent explosion of scholarship on the Arian controversy, the years immediately after Nicaea have been comparatively neglected. This is partly because the prevailing view in the ... More


From Nicaea to the Death of Constantine

Sara Parvis

in Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199280131
eISBN:
9780191603792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280134.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that Eustathius of Antioch’s deposition took place in autumn 327 as a result of real or faked evidence of sexual misdemeanour, triggering a reversal by Constantine of his previous ... More


After Stephanus

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The epitomised Stephanus is the only text of an Ethnika surviving from antiquity. Consequently we cannot speak of his successors in the same way that he himself may be regarded as successor of Oros, ... More


The East From Valens To Theodosius

Lewis Ayres

in Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Begins by considering Basil’s theological work against the background of his attempts at alliance-building in Asia Minor, in the eastern provinces, and with the West. Often, Basil faced constant ... More


Basil of Caesarea (Cappadocia)

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the life and career of Basil as bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia and his role in early monasticism. In the constant disagreements amongst the bishops of Asia Minor, Basil supported the ... More


Origen, Eustathius, and the Witch of Endor

Steven Connor

in Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184331
eISBN:
9780191674204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The argument in this chapter does not involve the explicit suggestion of ventriloquial deceit. Rather, as can be seen from a discussion of the two most substantial tales that tell the story, those of ... More


Prelude

Raphael A. Cadenhead

in Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In order to counter some of the anachronisms in recent scholarship on Gregory (as outlined in the introduction), the prelude attends to Gregory’s historical context by situating his thinking within ... More


Athenaeus, the Epitome, Eustathius and Quotations from Tragedy: Rivista di Filologia e di Istruzione Classica 97 (1969) 157–79

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The polymath Athenaeus (2nd Century AD) is a literary treasure-house of quotations, many unique, from Greek literature, particularly verse and Tragedy. The paper assesses their number of these ... More


Eustathius’ Life

Sophie Cartwright

in The Theological Anthropology of Eustathius of Antioch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744559
eISBN:
9780191805813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744559.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter sets Eustathius in historical context and details what can be known of his life. It focuses especially on his time at Antioch, and the controversial events surrounding his accession to ... More


Aristotle and Aristarchus on the Meaning of κέρας in the Iliad

Robert Mayhew

in Aristotle's Lost Homeric Problems: Textual Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834564
eISBN:
9780191872662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834564.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines numerous texts—Homeric scholia and Eustathius’ commentary on Iliad 11.385, and Plutarch’s Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer 24—in which Aristotle and/or Aristarchus are ... More


The Theological Anthropology of Eustathius of Antioch

Sophie Cartwright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744559
eISBN:
9780191805813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744559.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book explores Eustathius of Antioch’s theological anthropology, offering unprecedented insight into one of the early ‘Arian’ controversy’s most important thinkers. It situates Eustathius in ... 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


Christ’s Creed

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz

in Gregory of Nyssa's Doctrinal Works: A Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199668977
eISBN:
9780191846236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668977.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines four works in which Gregory defends himself against charges of heterodoxy in his Trinitarian teaching: the confessions of faith known as Epistles 5 and 24, as well as the ... More


The Evidence, Content, and Context of Eustathius’ Writings

Sophie Cartwright

in The Theological Anthropology of Eustathius of Antioch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744559
eISBN:
9780191805813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744559.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter reviews the sources for Eustathius, including those that have emerged from Declerck’s recent work, and sets Eustathius’s writings in context. It examines the evidence, nature, and ... More


Nazianzen and Other Late Antique Ascetics: Asceticism and Renunciation of Wealth and Slave Ownership

Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

in Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery: The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198777274
eISBN:
9780191823022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777274.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

Chapter 7 examines Nazianzen and ascetics who reveal the importance of asceticism in the rejection of slavery and social injustice. Nazianzen advocated radical asceticism reserved for some, ... More


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