Search for dissertations about: "Late Byzantine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Late Byzantine.

  1. 1. Byzantine holy images and the issue of transcendence and immanence : The theological background of the Late Byzantine Palaiologan iconography and aesthetics of the Chora church, Istanbul

    Author : Anne Karahan; Margareta Rossholm Lagerlöf; Madeleine von Heland; Øystein Hjort; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; Balance; Basil the Great; Byzantine; Cappadocian Fathers; Chora church; Chora museum; Church Father; Fresco; Gregory of Nazianzos; Gregory Nazianzen; Gregory of Nyssa; Holy Image; Icon; Iconography; Immanence; Istanbul; John of Damascus; John Damascene; Kariye Camii; Kariye Müzesi; Kinetics; Late Byzantine; Medieval Art; Mosaic; Mural painting; Palaiologan; Palaeologan; Patristics; Transcendence; Art; Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : On the basis of theological ideas in the Christian Orthodox tradition in general, and the Cappadocian Fathers in specific, this dissertation examines how the ontology of the transcendent triune God and the human and divine in Christ is implied or manifest in the Late Byzantine Palaiologan mosaics and murals of the Chora church.The study is divided into four chapters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virginity Recast : Romanos and the Mother of God

    Author : Thomas Arentzen; Samuel Rubenson; Ingela Nilsson; Kyrko- och missionsstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Saint 6th cent; Romanus Melodus; Hymns; Greek Byzantine ; Virgin Mary – History of doctrines – 030–600; Virgin Mary – Annunciation; Virgin Mary – veneration; Bible – use in hymns; Akathists; Hymns – Theology; Theotokos; Nativity; Byzantine rite – Liturgy; Kontakion; Mariology; Orthodox Eastern Church – Liturgy; Orthodox Eastern Church – Hymns; Body; Human – religious aspects – Christianity; Late Antiquity; asceticism; breast feeding; gender and sexuality issues; Justinian Era.; Romanos the Melodist; Virgin Mary; kontakion; Constantinople; hymns; Mariology; virginity;

    Abstract : The Virgin Mary has always stood out in the Christian scenery, yet in ever-changing guises. This study explores the characterization of the Virgin in the poetic works of Romanos the Melodist (ca. 490–560), the great composer of the so-called kontakion. Written for liturgical use, these dramatic songs soon became well-known and immensely popular. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labraunda in late antiquity c. 300-600 A.D

    Author : Jesper Blid; Arja Karivieri; Pontus Hellström; Birte Poulsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labraunda; Caria; Late-antiquity; Tetraconch; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle;

    Abstract : This thesis presents my work on five late-antique buildings discovered inLabraunda, divided into five parts. Part I discusses the East Church, PartII the recent work at the Tetraconch, Part III the South Thermae, Part IVthe remains of late-antique structures at the Oikoi building and finallyPart V the most recent work at the West Church. READ MORE

  4. 4. Saint Daniel of Sketis. A Group of Hagiographic Texts Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

    Author : Britt Dahlman; Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk); []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kristendom; Christianity; desert fathers; holy cross-dresser; salos; holy fool; secret servant of God; secret saint; monasticism; xeniteia; hagiography; Apophthegmata Patrum; Anastasia Patrikia; Andronikos and Athanasia; Thomais Alexandrina; Eulogius latomus; Eulogios the Stone-cutter; Marcus salus; Daniel of Scetis Mark the Fool; Alexandria; Egypt; Byzantine Greek; Late Antiquity; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Greek language; Grekiska språket; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : This volume is a new edition with a parallel English translation of eight Greek stories related to Daniel of Sketis: 1) Abba Daniel from Sketis; 2) Abba Mark the Fool; 3) The blind man; 4AB) A holy and chaste young woman; 5) The woman who pretended to be a drunkard; 6) Eulogios the Stone-cutter; 7) Andronikos the Money-dealer and his wife Athanasia; 8) Anastasia Patrikia. The stories deal with secret saints and holy cross-dressers in sixth-century Egypt. READ MORE

  5. 5. John Rufus and the World Vision of Anti-Chalcedonian Culture

    Author : Jan-Eric Steppa; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Christian church; here; visions; holy man; propaganda; hagiography; Anastasius I; Zeno; Peter the Iberian; Severus of Antioch; John Rufus; Gaza; Palestine; asceticism; monasticism; monophysitism; anti-Chalcedonianism; Chalcedon; Patristics; Byzantine Empire; Late Antiquity; Kristna kyrkans historia; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the works of John Rufus, disciple of Peter the Iberian at Gaza. There are three works preserved from him, composed in Greek at the turn of the sixth century, and preserved in Syriac: the Life of Peter the Iberian, the Commemoration of the Death of Theodosius, and the Plerophories. READ MORE