Patrologia Graeca

Theology And Liturgy Bibliography

THEOLOGY AND LITURGY BIBLIOGRAPHY Abdallah, Alfonso. L’ordinamento Liturgico di Gabriele V-88 Patriarca Copto. Cairo: Ain Shams Press, 1962. ‘Abd al-Masih Salib al-Mas‘udi. Al-Khuulaji al-Muqaddas. Cairo: n.p., 1902. Alcock, Antony. The Life of Saint Samuel of Kalamun by Isaac the Presbyter. London: Aris & Philips, 1983. Allen, Pauline, and C. Datema. “Leontius presbyter of Constantinople.” Byzantina …

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Theophilus

THEOPHILUS The twenty-third patriarch of the See of Saint Mark (385-412). A complex and controversial patriarch, Theophilus was much admired for his many writings, his destruction of pagan temples and subsequent church-building program, as well as his important role as a mediator of schisms at Antioch, Bostra, and Jerusalem during the early part of his …

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Saint Ammonas

SAINT AMMONAS The Anchorite and Bishop. The APOPHTHEGMATA PATRUM includes about fifteen items relating to a fourth-century Abba Ammonas who spent at least fourteen years at SCETIS and was in touch with Saint ANTONY (Cotelier, 1864, pp. 120-24, Ammonas 7-8, Antony 26) before becoming a bishop. It is not too bold to identify this person …

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Henoticon

HENOTICON A fifth-century imperial edict that was one of the basic statements of imperial theology and ecclesiastical policy of the early Byzantine period. It is the name given to the instrument of union addressed by Emperor ZENO to the “bishops, clergy, monks and laity throughout Alexandria and Egypt and Libya and Pentapolis” in 482. Its …

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Patrologia Orientalis

PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS Beginning in 1886, Rene Graffin (1858-1941), professor at the Institut catholique in Paris, conceived the idea of adjoining to the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca of J. P. Migne a collection comprising the texts of the Eastern church fathers, which were to be printed in their original languages with a translation on …

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Maximus The Confessor

MAXIMUS THE CONFESSOR A Byzantine monk who fought against monothelitism; he died in 662. At least three of his works were translated into Arabic in the high Middle Ages: the 400 Chapters on Charity (Clavis Patrologia Graeca, 7693), the 200 Theological and Ecumenical Chapters (Clavis Patrologia Graeca, 7694), and his discussion with Pyrrhus (Clavis Patrologia …

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