Search for dissertations about: "Theotokos"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Theotokos.

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

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Thomas Arentzen; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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.;

    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