Search for dissertations about: "fall of the roman empire"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words fall of the roman empire.

  1. 1. Sketching the Invisible : Patterns of Church and City in Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Philotheos Historia

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet

    Author : Andreas Westergren; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Late Antiquity; biography; hagiography; panegyric; asceticism; monasticism; Syria; Antioch; Symeon the Stylite; pilgrimage; relics; cult of the saints; civic ideals; invention of tradition; the role of the bishop; ecclesiology; sacralization; christianization; philosophy; Neoplatonism; Libanius; Dionysius Areopagita;

    Abstract : The fundamental question in this work concerns the ideal relation between asceticism and society in a 5th c. writing (C.E.), the Philotheos Historia (PH), written in elaborate Greek by the learned bishop of Cyrrhus, Theodoret. READ MORE