The cult of saints in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages essays on the contribution of Peter Brown

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  • Brown, Peter Robert Lamont.,
  • Christian saints -- Cult -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Christian saints -- Cult -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Muslim saints -- Cult -- History of doctrines.

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Statementedited by James Howard-Johnston and Paul Antony Hayward.
ContributionsHayward, Paul Antony., Howard-Johnston, J. D.
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Paginationx, 298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
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Open LibraryOL20403772M
ISBN 100199253544
ISBN 109780199253548

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In France: Religious discipline and piety. The cults of saints and relics were an important part of religion during late antiquity and the Middle Ages. Relics, the remains of the holy dead, were thought to have miraculous powers that could convert pagans and cure the sick.

The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown 1st Edition by James Howard-Johnston (Editor). Peter Brown has transformed historians' ways of looking at early Christian saints and his work forms a constant point of reference throughout the book.

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Howard-Johnston, Paul Antony Hayward (Editors) This book of essays explores the characteristic traits and diverse functions of holy men and the fashioning of saints out of a small minority of holy men and other individuals of high social.

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Soldiers of Christ brings together for the first time in one volume eleven critical writings about the saints from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Each text is newly annotated and prefaced by the editors, and a general introduction on saints and saints' lives makes the volume ideal for students and general s: 1.

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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity project (though it formally ends in December ) will therefore be running a series of sessions on material aspects of the cult of saints. We will focus on objects: holy images, pilgrim tokens, flasks, relics, and reliquaries, and on the close context of the cult, for instance monumental tombs, crypts etc.

This book is as fascinating as his other works on the early Middle Ages. The relationship between the people and the saints was more complex as we think.

plunge into exploring the socio-cultural-spiritual conditions that not only engendered but gave burgeoning life to the cult of the Christian dead in Late Antiquity is a curiously succinct Reviews: ‘Demystifying the role of sanctity in Western Christendom.’ In The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

Edited by James Howard Johnston and Paul Antony Hayward. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Howard-Johnston, James. ‘Introduction.’ In The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Peter Robert Lamont Brown FBA (born 26 July ) is Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton is credited with having brought coherence to the field of Late Antiquity, and is sometimes regarded as the inventor of the field.

His work has concerned, in particular, the religious culture of the later Roman Empire and early medieval Europe, and the relation between religion.

The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown Edited by James Howard-Johnston and Paul Antony Hayward. covers a broad range of disciplines in the fields of both religion and history. The Cult Of Saints In Late Antiquity And The Middle Ages: Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown This book is as fascinating as his other works on the early Middle Ages.

The relationship between the people and the saints was more complex as we think. Lesen Sie weiter. s: "The cult of the saints is a phenomenon that expanded rapidly in the fourth century, and John Chrysostom's homilies are important witnesses to its growth.

In this volume, Wendy Mayer investigates the liturgical, topographical, and pastoral aspects that marked the martyr cult at Antioch and Constantinople in John's time."--BOOK Sergey Minov received his doctorate infrom the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his thesis, entitled Syriac Christian Identity in Late Sasanian Mesopotamia: The Cave of Treasures in Context, at the Department of Comparative completing his doctoral studies, he spent a year at the Institut für Judaistik (Freie Universität Berlin) as an Alexander von Humboldt.

The Making of Christian Communities sheds light on one of the most crucial periods in the development of the Christian faith. It considers the development and spread of Christianity between Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and includes analysis of the formation and development of Christian communities in a variety of arenas, ranging from Late Roman Cappadocia and Constantinople to the court 5/5(1).

Howard-Johnston, J., and Hayward, P. A., eds. () The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Oxford) Humphrey, J. H., ed. () Literacy in the Roman World (Journal of Roman Archaeology supplement).

The church and the cult of the saints in the medieval west: Part 1. Control of the Cult of the Saints from its Origins to the Thirteenth Century: 1. Late antiquity and the early middle ages: 'vox populi' and episcopal power (third to tenth century); s papal reservation of the right of canonisation (eleventh to thirteenth centuries); 3.

The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown. Author: Paul Antony Hayward. The Architectural Setting of the Cult of Saints in the Early Christian West cc Author: John Crook.

Publisher: Clarendon Press. This book traces the origins and growth of the cult of St. George. Archaeology and the Cult of Saints in the Early Middle Ages: Accessing the Sacred.

The domus was incorporated in the second century into an insula, into which a bath complex was installed in late antiquity When Paschal constructed the basilica of S. Cecilia in aboutthe builders reused some of the walls of the earlier structures as. Noté /5. Retrouvez The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d'occasion.

Peter Brown's book on the Cult of Saints has become a classic work on the formation of the cult of saints in Late Antiquity/Early Medieval Europe. Meticulously researched (as always with Peter Brown), this is essential reading for anyone interested in the cult of saints.

It is highly recommended for all students of Medieval history and s: In Soldiers of Christ, Thomas Noble and Thomas Head have produced a book which will be of considerable value to those teachers and their students, as well as to the general reader.

They have brought together for the first time English translations of eleven saints' Lives from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Paul Antony Hayward is the author of The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Ki /5(2).

Soldiers of Christ brings together for the first time in one volume eleven critical writings about the saints from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. To understand European culture and society in the Middle Ages it is essential to understand the role of Christianity.

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Soldiers of Christ: saints and saints lives from late antiquity and the early Middle Ages. [Thomas F X Noble; Thomas Head;]. Record 2 of 17 for title: Brill's series on the early Middle Ages; An age of saints?: power, conflict, and dissent in early medieval Christianity / edited by Peter Sarris, Matthew Dal Santo, Phil Booth.

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and the unicorn was seen as a symbol of Christ and was frequently shown in Medieval art. Who were the sponsors of major churches in late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

Soldiers of Christ: saints and saint's lives from late antiquity and the early Middle ages / edited by Thomas F.X. Noble and Thomas Head. Late antiquity is a periodization used by historians to describe the time of transition from classical antiquity to the Middle Ages in mainland Europe, the Mediterranean world, and the Near popularization of this periodization in English has generally been credited to historian Peter Brown, after the publication of his seminal work The World of Late Antiquity ().

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They have brought together for the first time English translations of eleven saints' Lives from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. 3 From Petrus to Pontifex Maximus John R.

Curran 4 The Multiple Meanings of Papal Inscriptions in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages Thomas F. Noble 5 Attitudes to Jewish and Roman Power in the Gospel and Acts of Peter Markus Bockmuehl 6 Peter, the Visionary before the Pope: Early Receptions of the Apostle in Marginal Communities.

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Edited by Stanislava Kuzmová and Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky ISBN DOI: / Volume 1 (May ) Paperback, in colour, pp. BOOK DESCRIPTION This volume presents a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on the apocryphal writings and their reception in the Middle Ages, especially in connection with visual representation.

The cult of saints was one of the most important aspects of life in the Middle Ages, and it often formed the nucleus of developing group identities in a town, a province or a country. The literature of Anglo-Saxon England is unique among contemporary European literatures in that it features a vast amount of saints' Lives in the vernacular.

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