Byzantine Papacy

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Chapters: Pope Gregory I, Pope Boniface IV, Pope Boniface III, Pope Gregory III, Pope Honorius I, Pope Zachary, Pope Vigilius, Pope Martin I, Pope Boniface V, Pope Sergius I, Pope Leo II, Pope Eugene I, Pope Adeodatus I, Pope Agatho, Pope Pelagius I, Pope Constantine, Pope Theodore I, Pope Benedict II, Pope Sabinian, Pope Severinus, Pope Vitalian, Lateran Council of 649, Placidia Palace, Type of Constans, Papal apocrisiarius, Pope John VII, List of leaders during the Byzantine Papacy, Pope John IV, Pope Sisinnius, Pope Donus, Pope Conon, Pope Adeodatus II, Antipope Theodore, Antipope Paschal. Excerpt: Pope Gregory I (Latin: Gregorius I) (c. 540 - 12 March 604), better known in English as Gregory the Great, was pope from 3 September 590 until his death. Gregory is well known for his writings, which were more prolific than those of any of his predecessors as pope. Throughout the Middle Ages he was known as "the Father of Christian Worship" because of his exceptional efforts in revising the Roman worship of his day. He is also known as St. Gregory the Dialogist in Eastern Orthodoxy because of his Dialogues. For this reason, English translations of Orthodox texts will sometimes list him as "Gregory Dialogus". He was the first of the popes to come from a monastic background. Gregory is a Doctor of the Church and one of the Latin Fathers. He is considered a saint in the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion, and some Lutheran churches. Immediately after his death, Gregory was canonized by popular acclaim. John Calvin admired Gregory and declared in his Institutes that Gregory was the last good pope. He is the patron saint of musicians, singers, students, and teachers. The exact date of Gregory's birth is uncertain, but is usually estimated to be around the year 540, in the city of Rome. His parents named him Gregorius, which according to Aelfric in An Homily on the Birth-Day of S. Gregory, "... is a Greek Name, which signifies in the Latin Tongue Vigilantius, that is in English, Watchful...." The medieval writers who give this etymology do not hesitate to apply it to the life of Gregory. Aelfric, for example, goes on: "He was very diligent in God's Commandments." When Gregory was a child, Italy was retaken from the Goths by Justinian I, emperor of the Roman Empire ruling from Constantinople. The war was over by 552. An invasion of the Franks was defeated in 554. The Western Roman Empire had long since vanished in favor of the Gothic kings of Italy. After 554 there was peace in Italy and the appearance of restoration, except that the governm

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Titel
Byzantine Papacy
Untertitel
Pope Gregory I, Pope Boniface IV, Pope Boniface III, Pope Gregory III, Pope Honorius I, Pope Zachary, Pope Vigilius, Pope Martin I, Pope Boniface V, Pope Sergius I, Pope Leo II, Pope Eugene I, Pope Adeodatus I, Pope Agatho
Editor
EAN
9781155330488
ISBN
978-1-155-33048-8
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre
Philosophie & Religion
Anzahl Seiten
40
Gewicht
100g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T2mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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