Byzantine Christianity

Byzantine Christianity

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7.49 Byzantine Christianity

‘. . . I have sailed the seas and come

To the holy city of Byzantium.’

W. B. Yeats

From the foundation of Constantinople in 330 to its fall in 1453, this brief history explores the key components of Byzantine Christianity, including the development of monasticism, icons and iconoclasm, the role of the emperor in relation to church councils and beliefs, the difficult relationship with the papacy and the impact of the Crusades.

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Book Details  

Publisher: SPCK (October 19, 2017)

Collection: Very Brief Histories

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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