Tag Archives: Severus of Antioch

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

#486 – A History of the Catholic Church – Ending the Acacian Schism

The death of Anastasius and accession of Justin as Emperor offers a new opportunity for the restoration of ecclesiastical union between Rome and Constantinople. However, behind the union many problems remained as a union motivated by politics could not resolve religious tensions.

Links:
Solidus of Emperor Justin by CNG.

Correspondence between Pope Hormisdas and the Monks of Syria

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#486 – A History of the Catholic Church – Ending the Acacian Schism

#484 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Formula of Hormisdas

After a brief presentation of the Christology of Severus of Antioch and its relationship to Neo-Chalcedonianism, we move to another attempt at ending the Acacian Schism. However, Pope Hormisdas of Rome continues his predecessor’s strong line toward the East.

Links:
Image of Pope Hormisdas of Rome.

Map of Thrace – site of the Vitalian Rebellion

Positive assessment of the Christology of Severus of Antioch by a member of the Oriental Orthodox/Miaphysite Church

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#484 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Formula of Hormisdas

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