John Rufus: The Lives of Peter the Iberian, Theodosius of by Cornelia B. Horn

By Cornelia B. Horn

This e-book makes to be had for the 1st time in English very important works via the anti-Chalcedonian historian and biographer John Rufus on Peter the Iberian, Theodosius of Jerusalem, and Abba Romanus, 3 key figures of the Christian heritage of Palestine within the 5th and early 6th centuries C.E. The paintings deals a brand new serious version of the Syriac textual content; the first-ever released English translation; a considerable advent to Palestinian monasticism, the christological controversies of the time, and the lifestyles and writings of John Rufus; and plentiful annotations to a Syriac textual content whose Greek unique is not any longer to be had. by way of delivering entry to the Christian panorama (literally and metaphorically) in overdue old and early Byzantine occasions, this quantity bargains a priceless counterbalance from a minority point of view to the biographical and old writings of the Chalcedonian apologist Cyril of Scythopolis

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See Timothy E. Gregory and Anthony Cutler, “Constantine the Great,” ODB 1:499. introduction xli from Saint Mark and indeed from Christ himself. 78 The church in Egypt was proud to be heir to the tradition and early veneration of the event of the flight of the Holy Family to Egyptian lands (Matt 2:13–21). In addition, Alexandria had been a center of Christian learning at least from the time of Pantaenus and Clement of Alexandria. Origen, whose disciples were not trusted in Antioch, had been perhaps its greatest headmaster.

See also Timothy E. Gregory and Anthony Cutler, “Theodosios II,” ODB 3:2051–52. 99 Pope Leo I labeled the Council of Ephesus II as latrocinium, or “Robber Synod,” in a letter to Pulcheria from 20 July 451. See also Frend, Rise of the Monophysite Movement, 44. 100 See Martin Jugie, “9. Anatole,” DHGE 2:1497–1500. , Akten der ephesinischen Synode vom Jahre 449 (Abhandlungen der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-historische Klasse NS 15; Göttingen: Weidmann, 1917), 151–55; and Frend, Rise of the Monophysite Movement, 43.

M. F. Miles and E. J. Yarnold; StPatr 35; Leuven: Peeters, 2001), 30–40. 128 Lavrai are an organizational form of ascetic life typical of Palestine. The individual cells of the monks are arranged around a central open space, allowing the ascetics to join eremitical and cenobitic forms of life. the lives of peter , theodosius and romanus lii Pilgrims were an important source of revenue and prestige for monastics and the maintenance of holy sites. 129 The centrality of pilgrims and pilgrimage in the Life of Peter the Iberian can hardly be overstated.

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