Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 55

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The annual journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to late antique, early medieval, and Byzantine civilization in the fields of art and architecture, history, archeology, literature, theology, law, and the auxiliary disciplines. Numerous maps, tables, illustrations, and color plates provide supplementary information for many of the articles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884022909
  • Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Series: Dumbarton Oaks Papers Series, #55
  • Pages: 456

Table of Contents

  • George T. Dennis, “Death in Byzantium”
  • Joseph A. Munitz, “The Predetermination of Death: The Contribution of Anastasios of Sinai and Nikephoros Blemmydes to a Perennial Byzantine Problem”
  • Elena Velovska, “Funeral Rites according to the Byzantine Liturgical Sources”
  • John Wortley, “Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell in Byzantine ‘Beneficial Tales’”
  • Brian E. Daley, S.J., “ ‘At the Hour of Our Death’: Mary’s Dormition and Christian Dying in Late Patristic and Early Byzantine Literature”
  • Nicholas Constas, “ ‘To Sleep, Perchance to Dream’: The Middle State of Souls in Patristic and Byzantine Literature”
  • Alexander Golitzin, “ ‘Earthly Angels and Heavenly Men’: The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha Niketas Stethatos, and the Tradition of ‘Interiorized Apocalyptic’ in Eastern Christian Ascetical and Mystical Literature”
  • Alexander Alexakis, “Was There Life beyond the Life Beyond? Byzantine Ideas on Reincarnation and Final Restoration”
  • Lucia Travaini, “The Normans between Byzantium and the Islamic World”
  • Alan M. Stahl, “Coinage and Money in the Latin Empire of Constantinople”
  • Angeliki E. Laiou, “Use and Circulation of Coins in the Despotate of Epiros”
  • Cécile Morrisson, “Coin Usage and Exchange Rates in Badoer’s Libro dei Conti”
  • Anthony Cutler, “Gifts and Gift Exchange as Aspects of the Byzantine, Arab, and Related Economies”
  • Nick Henk, “Constantius ho Philoktistes?”
  • Ann van Dijk, “Jerusalem, Antioch, Rome, and Constantinople: The Peter Cycle in the Oratory of Pope John VII (705–707)”
  • Dmitry Afinogenov, “The Conspiracy of Michael Traulos and the Assassination of Leo V: History and Fiction”
  • George C. Maniatis, “The Domain of Private Guilds in the Byzantine Economy, Tenth to Fifteenth Centuries”
  • C. S. Lightfoot, E. A. Ivison, et al., “The Amorium Project: The 1998 Excavation Season”

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