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The Byzantine Saint by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (repost)

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The Byzantine Saint by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (repost)

The Byzantine Saint by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies
Publisher: St Vladimir's Seminary Press | 2001 | ISBN: 0881412023 | English | PDF | 245 pages | 15.44 Mb

The Byzantine Saint is one of the most important contributions to the field of Byzantine hagiography in recent years. This collection volume is based on papers presented by a preeminent group of scholars at a Byzantine studies conference at the University of Birmingham.
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Introduction
Sergei Hackel

"The Byzantine Saint": The XIVth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies
Anthony Bryer

ORIGINS

Pachomios and the Idea of Sanctity
Henry Chadwick

Hellenistic and Oriental Origins
Han J. W. Drijvers

THE SAINT AND SOCIETY

The Politicisation of the Byzantine Saint
Susan Ashbrook Harvey

The Political Saint of the Eleventh Century
Rosemary Morris

The Byzantine Holy Man in the Twelfth Century
Paul Magdalino

Saints and Sainthood in the Early Palaiologan Period
Ruth Macrides

Saintete et Pouvoir
Evelyne Patlagean

The Holy Fool
Lennart Ryden

THE LIFE AS GENRE

The "Low Level" Saint's Life in the Early Byzantine World
Robert Browning

The Saint as a Symbol
Michel van Esbroeck

St Polychronius and his Companions - but which Polychronius?
Anna Crabbe

The Acta Sanctorum and Bollandist Methodology
Flor Van Ommeslaeghe

Self-Canonisation: the "Partial Account" of Nikephoros Blemmydes
Joseph A. Munitiz

THE SAINT IN CULT AND ART

The Traffic in Relics: some Late Roman Evidence
E. D. Hunt

The Role of the Byzantine Saint in the Development of the Icon Cult
Nicholas Gendle

The Mass-Produced Byzantine Saint (summary)
David Buckton

The Forty in Art (summary)
Zaga A. Gavrilovic

The Iconography of the Byzantine Saint in the Illuminations of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries (summary)
Vera D. Likhacheva

The Panegyris of the Byzantine Saint
Speros Vryonis Jr.

Contributors
Index


The Byzantine Saint by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (repost)