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Saints of ninth- and tenth-century Greece

Author: Anthony Kaldellis; I Polemēs
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 54.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece collects funeral orations, encomia, and narrative hagiography. Together, these works illuminate one of the most obscure periods of Greek history--when holy men played central roles as the Byzantine administration reimposed control on southern and central Greece in the wake of Avar, Slavic, and Arab attacks and the collapse of the late Roman Empire. The bishops of the region  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kaldellis; I Polemēs
ISBN: 9780674237360 0674237366
OCLC Number: 1059235305
Language Note: Greek with English translation on facing pages; introduction in English.
Description: xxix, 353 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Martyrdom of Nicholas the Younger --
Encomium of Nicholas the Younger / by the Presbyter Achaikos --
Funeral oration for Athanasios, Bishop of Methone / by Peter, Bishop of Argos --
Life of Peter, Bishop of Argos / by Theodore, Bishop of Nicaea --
Life and miracles of Theokletos, Bishop of Lakedaimon --
Life of Theodore of Kythera / by Leo --
Commemoration of Arsenios, Archbishop of Kerkyra.
Series Title: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 54.
Other Titles: Saints of 9th- and 10th-century Greece
Responsibility: edited and translated by Anthony Kaldellis and Ioannis Polemis.

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Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece collects a variety of funeral orations, encomia, and narrative hagiography that illuminate the roles of holy men during one of the most obscure periods of  Read more...

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