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The Irreplaceable Theodoret: Patronage Performance and Social Strategy

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the process of mediating patronage, the methods by which Theodoret sought favors, established relationships, and created community. It suggests that Theodoret's written ... More


Mediating Bishops: Patronage Roles and Relations in the Fifth Century

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Theodoret of Cyrrhus' clerical network in the context of the wider world of late Roman patronage. It surveys key figures in relations to patronage and the potential for Syrian ... More


Forging Community: Theodoret's Network and Its Fall

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter evaluates Theodoret of Cyrrhus' performance as Antiochene leader. It describes how Theodoret responded to the several crises including the suppressed clash in 435–440), a shaky truce in ... More


Roots of a Network: Theodoret on the Antiochene Clerical Heritage

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the origins of the Antiochene network by analyzing the heritage that Theodoret of Cyrrhus depicted in works of history. It traces Theodoret's account of his heroic predecessors ... More


Patronage, Human and Divine: The Social Dynamics of Theodoret's Christology

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the relation between Theodoret of Cyrrhus' performances of patronage and his teachings about Christ. It explains that Theodoret presented Christ as a mediator between God and ... More


Ephesus and After: Leadership, Doctrinal Crisis, and the Transformation of the Antiochene Network

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses the social roots and effects of doctrinal conflict during the Nestorian controversy. It examines the dispute over Nestorius from the perspective of the Antiochene network that ... More


Hippolytus Orientalis

J. A. Cerrato

in Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246960
eISBN:
9780191697630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246960.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The explicit supposition of a prolific, eastern author appears in sources of the ancient and medieval periods. The first is Theodoret of Cyrrhus, who designates Hippolytus a father of ‘the east’. ... More


Traces of a Network: Friendship, Doctrine, and Clerical Communication, 423–451

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the interactions between Theodoret of Cyrrhus and his doctrinal allies during the period from 423 to 451 B.C. It describes the ways in which clerics signalled social ... More


Introduction

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book seeks to comprehend the Christological dispute by investigating the social dynamics that fostered alliance and conflict, focusing on the dyophysites who assembled around Theodoret of ... More


Shape of a Network: Antiochene Relational Patterns

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter traces the Antiochene coalition in which Andreas of Samosata and Theodoret of Cyrrhus were embedded. It maps Theodoret's doctrinal network and the maps reveal the demographics of the ... More


Christianized Ethnography: Paradigms of Heresiological Knowledge

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the rhetorical and ethnographic strategies utilized by Epiphanius of Salamis and Theodoret of Cyrrhus to organize the diverse world of Christian heresy. Though contextually and ... More


Epilogue: The Council of Chalcedon and the Antiochene Legacy

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the legacy of doctrinal and Christological conflict during and after the Council of Chalcedon. It suggests that while the Council of Chalcedon was not a complete triumph for ... More


Introduction: Writing People, Writing Religion

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter explains that Christian theology—and a belief in the fundamental unity of the human species—was the foundation of European ethnology and ethnography. Shrouded in the ... More


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