Tag Archives: Boethius

#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

The Church in the late 5th/early 6th centuries continues to struggle with the right relationship to the pagan culture of the Greek/Roman Empire – what must be rejected as false, what should be preserved as true, what can be authentically Christianized.

Links:
Image of Murano Diptych

Poetry:
Paulinus of Pella – Eucharisticon

Music:
Boethius on Music

Art:
Murano Diptych

Image of Milan Five-Part Diptych
On the Milan Five-Part Diptych

Menas Flask also here to get a sense of how common these were.

Architecture:
Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna
Image of Saint Agnes

The Arian Baptistry of Ravenna
Mosaics of Orthodox/Baptistry of Neon in Ravenna
On the two baptistries

Albenga Baptistry

Chapel of Saint Andrew in Ravenna

San Stefano Rotondo
Image of how it looked in 5th century
Inside San Stefano Rotundo

Church of Saint Polyeuktos

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#488 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Death of Boethius

As the Church of Rome and the Emperor Justin move to restore ties with the end of the Acacian Schism, tensions between King Theodoric of Italy and the Byzantine Empire increase leading to the imprisonment and death of both the Roman Senator Boethius and Pope John I. In the East, the Monophysites face the challenges of Julian of Halicarnassus and the Apthhartodocetae.

Links:
Painting of Farewell of Consul Boethius to his family by Jean-Victor Schnetz.

Map of the lands of the Arian kingdoms in 526

History of Philosophy without any gaps episode on Boethius

Pope Benedict XVI on Boethius

On Julian of Halicarnassus

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#483 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Ascendancy of Monophysitism

Emperor Anastasius of the Byzantine Empire with the support of Philoxenus of Mabbug, Severus of Antioch and John II/III of Alexandria aggressively move to put an end to support for the Council of Chalcedon, but they face strong resistance.

Links:
Icon of Severus of Antioch.

Kazimierz Ginter on the Trisagion Riots

Boethius on Eutyches and Nestorius – including description of the reaction to the East’s pleas for help from Rome

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