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Maximus the Confessor and His Companions: Documents from Exile

Maximus the Confessor and His Companions: Documents from Exile

by Pauline Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198299915

ISBN-13: 9780198299912

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The seven documents in this book, which appear for the first time in an English translation from Greek and Latin, constitute a unique contemporary witness to the stalwart opposition of the monk Maximus the Confessor to seventh-century imperial edicts enforcing adherence to the doctrines of monoenergism and monothelitism.

Overview

The seven documents in this book, which appear for the first time in an English translation from Greek and Latin, constitute a unique contemporary witness to the stalwart opposition of the monk Maximus the Confessor to seventh-century imperial edicts enforcing adherence to the doctrines of monoenergism and monothelitism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198299912
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Oxford Early Christian Texts Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction The Monothelite Controversy and its Christology
II. Conciliar Background to Monoenergism
III. Biographical Documents
IV. The Text Tradition
V. Note on the Translation
1. Texts and Translations Record of the Trial
2. Dispute at Bizya
3. Letter of Maxmimus to Anastasius
4. Letter to the Monks of Calgliari
5. Letter of Anastasius Apocrisarius to Theodosius of Gangra
6. Commemoration
7. Against the People of Constantinople

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