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  1. The Neglected Doctrine of the Monarchy of the Father and the Analytic Debate About the Trinity.Beau Branson - forthcoming - In Olivier Riaudel & Alejandro Pérez (eds.), Analytic Theology and the Tri-Personal God. Leuven, Belgium:
    Whether Trinitarianism is coherent depends not only on whether some particular account of the Trinity is coherent, but also on which accounts of the Trinity count as Trinitarian. After all, Arianism and Modalism are both accounts of the Trinity, but neither counts as Trinitarian. This is why defenses of Arianism or Modalism don’t count as defenses of Trinitarianism. But this raises the question, if not just any account of the Trinity counts as Trinitarian, which do? To my knowledge, only Dale (...)
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  2. Soma (Σῶμα), in Das Reallexikon Für Antike Und Christentum, Stuttgart: Hiersemann Verlag, 2021.Ilaria L. E. Ramelli - forthcoming - Das Reallexikon Für Antike Und Christentum.
  3. The Concept of Pneuma After Aristotle.Sean Michael Pead Coughlin, David Leith & Orly Lewis (eds.) - 2020 - Berlin: Edition Topoi.
    This volume explores the versatility of the concept of pneuma in philosophical and medical theories in the wake of Aristotle’s physics. It offers fourteen separate studies of how the concept of pneuma was used in a range of physical, physiological, psychological, cosmological and ethical inquiries. The focus is on individual thinkers or traditions and the specific questions they sought to address, including early Peripatetic sources, the Stoics, the major Hellenistic medical traditions, Galen, as well as Proclus in Late Antiquity and (...)
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  4. Religion and Science in Gregory of Nyssa: The Unity of the Creative and Scientific Logos.Ilaria L. E. Ramelli - 2020 - Marburg Journal of Religion 22.
  5. History and Religion as Sources of Hellenic Identity in Late Byzantium and the Post-Byzantine Era.Georgios Steiris - 2020 - Genealogy 4 (1):1-16.
    Recently, seminal publications highlighted the Romanitas of the Byzantines. However, it is not without importance that from the 12th century onwards the ethnonym Hellene (Ἓλλην) became progressively more popular. A number of influential intellectuals and political actors preferred the term Hellene to identify themselves, instead of the formal Roman (Ρωμαῖος) and the common Greek (Γραικός). While I do not intend to challenge the prevalence of the Romanitas during the long Byzantine era, I suggest that we should reevaluate the emerging importance (...)
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  6. Αναζητώντας διεξόδους για την επιβίωση του Βυζαντίου: Η περίπτωση του Βησσαρίωνα (1403/8-1472) » [Searching for the Salvation of Byzantium: Bessarion’s case (1403/8-1472)].Athanasia Theodoropoulou - 2020 - Dia-Logos 10:203-223.
    Bessarion, bishop of Nicaea and later cardinal of the Roman Church, was one of the most significant figures of the fifteenth century. He devoted himself to preserving the Greek heritage, to uniting the Orthodox and Latin Churches, and to promoting a crusade against the Ottomans. The aim of this paper is to interpret Bessarion’s views concerning the salvation of Byzantium by giving an overview of his key works, orations and letters, focusing on the rise of the Ottomans: his Oratio dogmatica (...)
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  7. Personhood, Ethics, and Disability: A Comparison of Byzantine, Boethian, and Modern Concepts of Personhood.Scott M. Williams - 2020 - In Disability in Medieval Christian Philosophy and Theology. Oxford: Routledge. pp. 80-108.
    This chapter compares three different general accounts of personhood (Byzantine, Boethian, and Modern) and argues that if personhood is the basis on which one has equal moral status in the moral community and the disability-positive position is correct, then the Byzantine and Boethian accounts are preferable over the Modern accounts that are surveyed here. It further argues that the Byzantine account is even friendlier to a disability-positive position compared to the Boethian account.
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  8. Apophaticism in the Search for Knowledge: Love as a Key Difference in Neoplatonic and Christian Epistemology.E. Brown Dewhurst - 2019 - In Panagiotis G. Pavlos, Lars Fredrik Janby, Eyjolfur Emilsson & Torstein Tollefsen (eds.), Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity. London, UK: Taylor and Francis. pp. 239-257.
    This chapter compares the topic of knowledge in the works of Maximus the Confessor and Proclus, and considers the way in which their differences should serve as a cautionary tale when comparing Christian and Neoplatonic traditions. Drawing from the work of Demetrios Bathrellos, Brown Dewhurst begins by considering the similarities between these approaches to knowledge, then by indicating the ways they depart from one another in terms of nature, providence, and will, and the role of apophaticism. Of most importance is (...)
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  9. Space-Time in the 7th Century: Book Review- "Ever-Moving Repose: A Contemporary Reading of Maximus the Confessor's Theory of Time" by Sotiris Mitralexis. [REVIEW]Emma Brown Dewhurst - 2019 - Expository Times 130:280-281.
  10. Autobiographical Self-Fashioning in Origen.Ilaria L. E. Ramelli - 2019 - In Maren R. Niehoff & Joshua Levinson (eds.), Self, Self-Fashioning and Individuality in Late Antiquity. Tübingen, Germany: pp. pp. 271-288..
    In this paper, the “self” is understood in broad terms as one’s character and personality, based on Christopher Gill’s notion of the self in Hellenistic and imperial philosophy. Moreover, my use of “self-fashioning” —that is, one’s creation of an image of oneself—in ancient Christianity, is built on the work of Carol Newsom and Eve-Marie Becker. The latter focusses on Paul, who is Origen’s hero and may even have inspired Origen’s own strategies of self-fashioning as an inspired preacher of Christ, an (...)
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  11. Nicola Cusano da Colonia a Roma (1425-1450). Università, politica e umanesimo nel giovane Cusano.Andrea Fiamma - 2019 - Münster, Germania: Aschendorff Verlag.
    Il volume ripercorre lo sviluppo del pensiero del giovane Nicola Cusano dalla frequentazione del maestro albertista Eimerico da Campo presso l’Università di Colonia (1425) e dal confronto con le posizioni filosofiche dei domenicani dello Studium coloniense, fino agli anni della maturità a Roma (1450). Il saggio illustra il contesto storico-culturale della genesi del De docta ignorantia, testo che suggella la presa di distanza di Cusano dal proprio passato universitario ma anche, al contempo, la sua insoddisfazione nei confronti dell’umanesimo diffuso in (...)
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  12. Desiring the Beautiful: The Erotic-Aesthetic Dimension of Deification in Dionysius the Areopagite and Maximus the Confessor.Filip Ivanovic - 2019 - Washington, DC, USA: The Catholic University of America Press.
    Desiring the Beautiful studies the concept of deification, theosis, in two of the most influential early Christian philosopher-theologians, who might be considered as theoretical consolidators of the idea of theosis, and argues that the proper understanding of their central soteriological concept must take into account its dimension of love and beauty. -/- The core of the book consists of six chapters, each dedicated to the three central concepts in two thinkers, and while they can be considered as distinct studies, they (...)
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  13. Chrysoloras, Demetrius.Athanasia Theodoropoulou - 2019 - Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy.
    Demetrius Chrysoloras was a Byzantine anti-Unionist and anti-Thomist theologian. He was in the service of John VII Palaeologus and a member of the court of the Emperor Manuel II Palaeologus. He wrote theological, philosophical, astronomical, and rhetorical works.
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  14. Chrysoloras, Manuel.Athanasia Theodoropoulou - 2019 - Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy.
    Manuel Chrysoloras was a Byzantine scholar and diplomat. He is best known as the first notable professor of Greek language in Italy. He occupied the chair of Greek at the Florentine Studium, and he also taught Greek occasionally in Pavia, Milan, and Rome. Among his students were some of the prominent early Italian humanists including Leonardo Bruni, Uberto Decembrio, Guarino of Verona, Pier Paolo Vergerio, Palla Strozzi, Roberto Rossi, Jacopo Angeli da Scarperia, Cencio de’ Rustici, and others. His method of (...)
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  15. Kavasilas, Nikolaos.Athanasia Theodoropoulou - 2019 - Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy.
    Nikolaos Kavasilas was a notable lay theologian of the Greek Orthodox Church. He is regarded as one of the most profound Byzantine theologians of the fourteenth century and one of the foremost Marian theologians in the Greek patristic tradition. He was an original exponent of anthropocentric Mariology and Christocentric theology. A prolific author renowned for his liturgical and sacramental writings, but also concerned with social and political issues. He lived in a period of political strife and theological controversy. He was (...)
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  16. Persons in Patristic and Medieval Christian Theology.Scott M. Williams - 2019 - In Antonia LoLordo (ed.), Persons: A History. New York, USA: Oxford University Press.
    Introduction: -/- It is likely that Boethius (480-524ce) inaugurates, in Latin Christian theology, the consideration of personhood as such. In the Treatise Against Eutyches and Nestorius Boethius gives a well-known definition of personhood according to genus and difference(s): a person is an individual substance of a rational nature. Personhood is predicated only of individual rational substances. This chapter situates Boethius in relation to significant Christian theologians before and after him, and the way in which his definition of personhood is a (...)
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  17. Педагошка и терапеутска улога философије код Климента Александријског.Filip Ivanovic - 2018 - Гласник Одјељења Хуманистичких Наука Црногорске Академије Наука И Умјетности: Bulletin of the Department of Humanities of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts 4:199-217.
    Clement of Alexandria (150-215) is one of the first Christian thinkers to offer a detailed account of the relationship between Christian faith and Greek philosophy. As a philosophically educated man himself, Clement claimed that philosophy is necessary for reaching the complete knowledge of God, and that Greek philosophy, being of divine origin, was God’s gift to the Greeks, acting as a preparation for the Gospel. Since it concerns the comprehension and contemplation of truth, philosophy is a propaedeutic method for understanding (...)
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  18. Philosophy as a Way of Life in Maximus the Confessor.Filip Ivanovic - 2018 - In Konstantine Boudouris (ed.), Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy. Charlottesville, VA, USA: pp. 5-9.
    The aim of the paper is to give a condensed presentation of the view on philosophy by one of the most important Church fathers and Byzantine thinkers, Maximus the Confessor. According to him the true Christian philosophizes three things, which are the commandments, the dogmas and the faith, so that “the commandments separate the mind from passions, the dogmas introduce it to the knowledge of beings, and the faith introduces it to the contemplation of the Holy Trinity”. In this way (...)
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  19. Revolution in the Microcosm: Love and Virtue in the Cosmological Ethics of St Maximus the Confessor.Emma Brown Dewhurst - 2017 - Dissertation, Durham University
    I explore virtue and love in Maximus the Confessor’s theology with an aim to drawing an ethics from it relevant to the present day. I use a meta-ethical framework derived from contemporary virtue ethics and look at virtue as an instance of love within the context of Maximus’ cosmic theology. Virtue becomes a path that leads us towards love – who is God Himself. Virtue is thus about movement towards theosis. I describe virtue as a relationship between humans and God, (...)
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  20. The ‘Divisions of Nature’ in Maximus’ Ambiguum 41?Emma Brown Dewhurst - 2017 - In Markus Vinzent (ed.), Studia Patristica Vol LXXV. Leuven, Belgium: pp. 149-154.
    In this article I deal with a problem concerning the ‘divisions of nature’ in Maximus the Confessor’s Ambiguum 41. These ‘divisions’ are five categories that describe how creatures differ from one another and God in natural, physical ways. Later, Maximus discusses the way that the human person may follow Christ to mediate between these divisions. This becomes problematic however as the ascetic practice associated with this mediating power occurs within a sphere we usually define as ‘ethical’. In conflating these physical (...)
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  21. How Can We Be Nothing? The Concept of Nonbeing in Athanasius and Maximus the Confessor.Emma Brown Dewhurst - 2017 - Analogia: The Pemptousia Journal for Theological Dialogue 2 (1):29-34.
    For Athanasius, non-being describes the original state of creatures, and the state that creatures return to when they are not sustained by God. ‘Being’ is a gift given to creatures. Sin, for Athanasius, is creaturely rejection of God and therefore rejection of being itself. This implies that when we sin, humans fall into nothingness and cease to exist, leading to the implication that fallen human nature and personal sin should result in our immediate non-existence. In this paper I describe Athanasius’ (...)
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  22. Union with and Likeness to God: Deification According to Dionysius the Areopagite.Filip Ivanovic - 2017 - In Mark Edwards & Elena Ene D.-Vasilescu (eds.), Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought. London, UK: Routledge. pp. 118-157.
  23. Berkeley: antecedentes del inmaterialismo en Gregorio de Nisa / Berkeley: Antecedents of Immaterialism in Gregory of Nyssa.Alberto Luis López - 2017 - In L. Benítez, L. Toledo & A. Velázquez (eds.), Claves del platonismo en la modernidad temprana. Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico: pp. 303-325.
    La propuesta inmaterialista de Berkeley, elaborada definitivamente en sus Principles (1710), tiene como antecedente remoto los postulados del capadocio Gregorio de Nisa, quien en algunas de sus obras desarrolló argumentos, en relación con la materia, muy semejantes a los que planteó Berkeley casi catorce siglos después. El presente escrito tiene por objetivo mostrar que las concepciones de ambos pensadores tienen elementos en común, lo que permite sostener que el filósofo de Cesarea es un antecede lejano del inmaterialismo berkeleyano. // Berkeley's (...)
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  24. Maximus the Confessor as a European Philosopher.Georgios Steiris - 2017 - Eugene Oregon: Cascade Books / Wipf and Stock.
    The study of Maximus the Confessor’s thought has flourished in recent years: international conferences, publications and articles, new critical editions and translations mark a torrent of interest in the work and influence of perhaps the most sublime of the Byzantine Church Fathers. It has been repeatedly stated that the Confessor’s thought is of eminently philosophical interest. However, no dedicated collective scholarly engagement with Maximus the Confessor as a philosopher has taken place—and this volume attempts to start such a discussion. Apart (...)
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  25. Η ερμηνεία του Βησσαρίωνα για την τρίτη απόδειξη της αθανασίας της ψυχής στον Φαίδωνα του Πλάτωνος (78b4-80c1) [Bessarion’s interpretation of Plato’s Phaedo: The third proof of the immortality of the soul (78b4-80c1)].Athanasia Theodoropoulou - 2017 - Ηθική (11):52-63.
  26. Porphyry’s Definitions of Death and Their Interpretation in Georgian and Byzantine Tradition.Lela Alexidze - 2015 - Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch Fur Antike Und Mittelalter 18 (1):48-73.
    Beginning from Plato, there exists a philosophical tradition, which interprets philosophy as preparation for death. However, for Plato the death of a philosopher does not necessarily imply death in its ordinary meaning, but rather a spiritual way of life maximally free from corporeal affections. This kind of relationship between philosophy and death was intensively discussed in late antique philosophy, Patristics, medieval Byzantine philosophy, and also in medieval Georgian literature. Based on Plato’s and Plotinus’ philosophy, Porphyry presented definitions of three kinds (...)
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  27. La antropología del De opificio hominis de Gregorio de Nisa en la obra de Nicolás de Cusa.Francisco Bastitta-Harriet - 2015 - In Claudia D'Amico & Jorge Machetta (eds.), La cuestión del hombre en Nicolás de Cusa: fuentes, originalidad y diálogo con la modernidad. Buenos Aires: Biblos. pp. 43-55.
    Gregory of Nyssa’s treatise 'De opificio hominis' was one of the only Greek anthropological texts translated into latin during the early Middle Ages, by Dionysius Exiguus between the late 5th and early 6th centuries and by John Scotus Eriugena in the 9th century. Nicholas of Cusa certainly became acquainted with this work indirectly through the extensive citations in Eriugena’s 'Periphyseon' and through their partial reproduction in the 'Clavis physicae' of Honorius Augustodunensis. Our paper will analyse these and other possible ways (...)
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  28. The Ontology of Virtue as Participation in Divine Love in the Works of St. Maximus the Confessor.Emma Brown Dewhurst - 2015 - Forum Philosophicum: International Journal for Philosophy 20 (2):157-169.
    This paper demonstrates the ontological status of virtue as an instance of love within the cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor. It shows that we may posit the real existence of a ‘virtue’ in so far as we understand it to have its basis in, and to be an instance of love. Since God is love and the virtues are logoi, it becomes possible and beneficial to parallel the relationship between love and the virtues with Maximus’ exposition of the Logos (...)
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  29. Man’s Position in Cosmos According to Dionysius the Areopagite and Gregory Palamas.Filip Ivanovic - 2015 - In Constantinos Athanasopoulos (ed.), Triune God: Incomprehensible but Knowable – The Philosophical and Theological Significance of St Gregory Palamas for Contemporary Philosophy and Theology. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 180-189.
  30. Однос природе и врлине у моралној философији Максима Исповједника.Filip Ivanovic - 2015 - In Jovan Ćirić, Velibor Džomić & Miroljub Jevtić (eds.), Религија - Политика - Право. Belgrade, Serbia: pp. 269-268.
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  31. Maximus the Confessor’s Conception of Beauty.Filip Ivanovic - 2015 - International Journal of the Classical Tradition 22 (2):159-179.
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  32. VI: Byzantine Philosophy. Section 1: The Aristotelian Corpus and Christian Philosophy in Byzantium Between the Ninth and Fifteenth Centuries. Readings and Traditions.Georgi Kapriev & Smilen Markov - 2014 - Bulletin de Philosophie Medievale 56:7-11.
    “The Aristotelian corpus and Christian Philosophy in Byzantium between the Ninth and Fifteenth Centuries: Readings and Traditions” is the topic of Section I of SIEPM Commission VIII: Byzantine Philosophy. Aristotle’s writings, which were assimilated variously, function as a meta-text of medieval intellectual culture. Between the nineth and fifteenth centuries Byzantine thinkers developed stable and functional strategies for integrating Aristotle’s philosophical methodology into different theological and philosophical contexts. The project will study the influence of Aristotle on Byzantine metaphysics, epistemology, physics and (...)
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  33. Stoicism and Byzantine Philosophy: Proairesis in Epictetus and Nicephorus Blemmydes.Sotiria Triantari - 2014 - Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch Fur Antike Und Mittelalter 17 (1):85-98.
    Was the Byzantine thinker Nicephorus Blemmydes directly influenced in his views about human “proairesis” by the Stoic Epictetus or did he take over his views from the Neoplatonic Simplicius? After exploring Blemmydes’ reception of Epictetus, one can say that Blemmydes drew elements in a brief treatise under the title “De virtute et ascesi” from the mainly Neoplatonic Simplicius, who commented on the handbook by the Stoic Epictetus. Blemmydes, following Simplicius identifies “φ’ μν” with “aftexousion” and he designates “proairesis” as an (...)
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  34. Photii Patriarchae Lexicon Ed. By Christos Theodoridis.Giuseppe Ucciardello - 2014 - Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 107 (4):555-557.
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  35. Commission VIII: Byzantinische Philosophie.Georgi Kapriev - 2012 - Bulletin de Philosophie Medievale 54:47-54.
    The final report of the president of the Commission presents a panorama of the work of the Commission “Byzantine Philosophy,” which is one of the most active and intensively working commissions of the SIEPM, as well as of the major tendencies, results and scholars in the field over the last 10 to 15 years. The report reveals the role of the Commission in establishing the discipline during the period, and examines the transition of the discipline from its “revolutionary” phase to (...)
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  36. A Note On George Amiroutzes And His Moral Argument Against The Transmigration Of Souls.John Monfasani - 2012 - Bulletin de Philosophie Medievale 54:125-135.
    In a recently discovered set of philosophical fragments, the late Byzantine Aristotelian George Amiroutze argues against the transmigration of souls because of necessity metempsychosis would be grounded in moral evil. If souls were of the same nature , then metempsychosis entails like exploiting and killing like. If one attempts to escape the moral dilemma through vegetarianism, then one falls into another moral dilemma, namely, the view that nature and the author of nature are evil since the order of nature requires (...)
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  37. Ancient Physics in the Mid-Byzantine Period: The Epitome of Theodore of Smyrna, Consul of the Philosophers Under Alexios I Komnenos.Michele Trizio - 2012 - Bulletin de Philosophie Medievale 54:77-99.
    Theodore of Smyrna is author of an epitome of natural philosophy transmitted in an incomplete form in only an early thirteenth-century manuscript . Theodore was a member of the Byzantine aristocracy and head of the school of philosophy in Constantinople; in this article, Theodore’s approach to ancient physics, the contents, sources and intended audience of his work on the Physics are investigated for the first time. Finally, the author suggests that the Theodore’s epitome shows remarkable similarities with the work of (...)
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  38. Human Communion and Difference in Gregory of Nyssa: From Trinitarian Theology to the Philosophy of Human Person and Free Decision.Francisco Bastitta-Harriet - 2011 - In Volker H. Drecoll & Margitta Berghaus (eds.), Gregory of Nyssa: The Minor Treatises on Trinitarian Theology and Apollinarism (Vigiliae Christianae Supplements, 106). Leiden, Netherlands: pp. 337-349.
    In the Philosophical Anthropology of Gregory of Nyssa, inspired by his Trinitarian Theology, the new concept of hypostasis as a unique self implies for the first time the irreducibility of human person to the universal. Moreover, Gregory manages to account for both a deep communion of life and nature among all men and a clear distinction between persons, in a truly harmonious dynamism of the physical and the hypostatic. This union and distinction will also inspire his original conception of proaíresis, (...)
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  39. Dionysius the Areopagite Between Orthodoxy and Heresy.Filip Ivanovic - 2011 - Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
    Dionysius the Areopagite between Orthodoxy and Heresy aims to explore the thought of one of the most controversial characters of Christian history, Dionysius the Areopagite, and put it in a correct context, between pagan (namely Neoplatonic) philosophy on the one side, and Christian theology, on the other. In significant part, the book examines Dionysius’ Neoplatonic sources, but it also offers insights into the original points of his philosophy and theology, thus showing how he managed to achieve a masterful integration of (...)
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  40. Il concetto della volontà nel pensiero di Massimo il Confessore.Filip Ivanović - 2011 - Philotheos 11:109-126.
  41. Early Byzantine Philosophy.Katerina Ierodiakonou & George Zografidis - 2010 - In Lloyd P. Gerson (ed.), The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Cambridge University Press. pp. 2--843.
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  42. Symbol and Icon: Dionysius the Areopagite and the Iconoclastic Crisis.Filip Ivanovic - 2010 - Eugene, OR, USA: Pickwick.
    This book contributes to the study of the notions of symbol and icon by examining two phenomena that greatly contributed to their development: the thought of Dionysius the Areopagite and the iconoclastic controversy. Different historical and philosophical-theological contexts are examined within the framework of the influence that Dionysius exerted on main protagonists in the controversy and the theology of icon. The reader will find a discussion of the main points of Dionysius' doctrine, the features of the iconoclastic controversy, and an (...)
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  43. Maximus the Confessor on Freedom.Filip Ivanovic - 2010 - Crkvene Studije 7:77-93.
  44. Byzantine Philosophy and its Historiography.Filip Ivanovic - 2010 - Byzantinoslavica 68:369-381.
    The article deals with the question of existence of a separate academic field of Byzantine philosophy and of its place in the modern philosophical research. In the first part, author gives an outline of the main trends in the scholarship on Byzantine philosophical tradition, highlighting some of the main works in the field. In the second part, the author gives his opinion on the questions raised and offers some suggestions and remarks on the development of the study of Byzantine philosophy.
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  45. The New Stephanus of Byzantium - Billerbeck Stephani Byzantii Ethnica Volumen I: A–Γ Pp. X + 505. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2006. Cased, €148, US$207. ISBN: 978-3-11-017449-6. [REVIEW]Graham Shipley - 2010 - The Classical Review 60 (1):97-99.
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  46. Early Byzantine Historians (W.) Treadgold The Early Byzantine Historians. Pp. Xviii + 431, Ill., Maps. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Cased, £60. ISBN: 978-1-4039-3458-. [REVIEW]Mark Humphries - 2009 - The Classical Review 59 (1):104-.
  47. Byzantium and the Limits of Orthodoxy.Averil Cameron - 2008 - In Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures. pp. 129-152.
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  48. Les pères peuvent-ils se tromper? Saints, didascales et pères à Byzance sous les Paléologues.Marie-Hélène Congourdeau - 2008 - Chôra 6:51-58.
    Towards the end of the Byzantine Empire many texts of the Latin Fathers were translated into Greek, beginning with the De Trinitate of Augustine. This flurry of translation spurred discussion on the authority of the Fathers. The Greeks were now confronted with the problem of what one should do when the Fathers justify apparent heresy? This question became crucial after the Council of Florence and the fall of the Byzantine Empire. What is the definition of a Father? A saint? A (...)
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  49. The Byzantines. [REVIEW]Petre Guran - 2008 - Chôra 6:345-351.
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  50. Education in Byzantine Empire.Filip Ivanovic - 2008 - In Konstantine Boudouris & Kostas Kalimtzis (eds.), PAIDEIA: Education in the Global Era II. Athens, Greece: Ionia Publications. pp. 112-122.
    This paper challenges the widespread Enlightenment view of Byzantium as a monster of human spirit showing that much of this bias is due to the generalizations drawn from unfounded analogies between the religious anti-intellectualism in the Latin West and its supposed counterpart in the Byzantine orthodoxy. It points to the first university that was founded in Constantinople and others that soon followed in other cities of Byzantium. Paideia represented the main thread of continuity with ancient antiquity, and it played a (...)
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