Tag Archives: Pulcheria

#458 – A History of the Catholic Church – Leo and Attila

The conclusion of the Council of Chalcedon left the church divided – Rome vs. Constantinople and Chalcedonian vs. Miaphysite. These conflicts will influnce the future course of Christianity for the next three hundred years. We take a look at the Christological divisions after Chalcedon.

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Painting of The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila by Raphael.

Map of Roman Empire and Empire of the Huns in 450.

Salvian’s On the Government of God

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#458 – A History of the Catholic Church – Leo and Attila

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#456 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Definition of Chalcedon

The Council of Chalcedon continues and with it continue conflicts over Christology and Roman authority. The bishops of Chalcedon put forward a new statement of faith in the hopes of unifying the Church.

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Painting of the Council of Chalcedon by Andreevartstudio

The Definition of Chalcedon

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#456 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Definition of Chalcedon

#454 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Turning Tides

The Eastern Empire finds itself in political and religious turmoil after the death of Emperor Theodosius II and Pope Leo I of Rome takes the opportunity to assert himself and obtain the universal acceptance of his Tome.

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Image of Emperor Marcian

Map of the Roman Empire in 450 AD

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#454 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Turning Tides

#439 – A History of the Catholic Church – Prosopon of Union

The controversy over using the term Theotokos intensifies and we examine the Christology of Nestorius in greater detail.

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Icon of Jesus “Not Made By Human Hands”.

Proclus’ Homily on the Annunciation

Works by Nestorius

Additional material explaining Nestorius’ terminology and difference with Cyril of Alexandria

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#439 – A History of the Catholic Church – Prosopon of Union

#432 – A History of the Catholic Church – Rehabilitations and Persecutions

The process of rehabilitating the legacy of John Chrysostom begins and the Persian Church finds itself under persecution once again.

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The Martyrdom of Saint James the Persian

Bishop Atticus of Constantinople on the adding of John’s name to the diptychs
Pope Cyril of Alexandria’s response

Theodoret’s Historia Ecclesiastica on the persecution of the Persian Christians [5:38]

The Synod of Mar Dadiso/Dadyeshu

Herman, Geoffrey. The last years of Yazdgird I and the Christians. Jews, Christians and Zoroastrians: Religious Dynamics in a Sasanian Context. (Judaism in Context 17) Gorgias Press: Piscataway, 2014, pp. 67-90.

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#432 – A History of the Catholic Church – Rehabilitations and Persecutions

#423 – A History of the Catholic Church – Peace and War

As the controversy over Pelagius heats up; Pulcheria becomes the new regent in Constantinople and the Church of Antioch moves to make peace with the supporters of John Chrysostom. Meanwhile, Pope Cyril and the Prefect Orestes struggle for control of Alexandria.

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Icon of Cyril of Alexandria by Rousanu

Map of Constantinople showing the Theodosian Walls

Map of civil dioceses of Roman Empire

Glen Bowersock, “Parabalani: A Terrorist Charity in Late Antiquity”

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#423 – A History of the Catholic Church – Peace and War