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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (1): 4–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... monasticism Syrian Fathers Georgian Feudalism Notes I thank the journal's editor Elizabeth DePalma Digeser and editorial assistant Lisa Meyers Johnson for their help; David DeVore, who told me about the Journal; John Lanier, whose revision improved the English language of the manuscript; and unknown...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (3): 436–471.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... 26. J. A. McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy. Its History, Theology and Texts (Crestwood, NY: St Vladimir's Seminary, 2004). 27. Davis, The Early Coptic Papacy , 98–99. 28. V. L. Menze, Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church (Oxford...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (3): 369–412.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Appendix . 12. Older scholarship calls them Monophysites, but this distinguishes too imprecisely between followers of the archimandrite Eutyches, also condemned at the council, and other opponents of the council, whose traditions live on in the Coptic and Syrian churches and who, to this day...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 192–211.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Maria E. Doerfler Scholars of Late Antiquity have long recognized that bishops played an influential role in the formation and execution of Roman law. Such was the case even in the Syrian realm, traditionally considered the exotic hinterland of the Roman Empire. Fifth- and sixth-century sources...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 251–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
...: Aschendorffsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1995), 244. See p. 246 for potential earlier models for this kind of baptistery in Rome and Constantinople. 73. It should be noted that Peña identifies the “classical Syrian country baptistery” as an autonomous building, separated from the main church. However, the large...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and Byzantine Legislation of the Monastic Life from the Fourth to the Eighth Centuries,” Church History 51 (1982): 263–79; Bart ter Haar Romeny, “From Religious Association to Ethnic Community: a Research Project on Identity Formation among the Syrian Orthodox under Muslim Rule,” Islam and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (1): 77–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... 73–74. 15. Mark N. Swanson, “The Martyrdom of ‘Abd al-Masīḥ, Superior of Mount Sinai (Qays al-Ghassānī),” in Syrian Christians under Islam: The First Thousand Years , ed. David Thomas (Brill, 2001), 107–129: 121–125. Swanson comments that the texts could function to edify a character, mark off...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 464–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... on celibacy in the early Syrian church, such that sexual desire could be construed as a disability. See John W. Martens, “The Disability Within: Sexual Desire as Disability in Syriac Christianity,” in Disability in Antiquity , ed. Christian Laes (London and New York: Routledge, 2016), 376–87...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 385–418.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Junillus; cf. also Bell, Political Voices , 27–49, on Agapetus' Ekthesis . 20. For a full list: Alpi, Route royale , 1: 126–28. On Severus' letters and the collection: Allen and Hayward, Severus , 52–54; P. Allen, “The Syrian Church through Bishops' Eyes: the Letters of Theodoret of Cyrrhus and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Monasteries Founded by Thirteen Syrian Fathers in Iberia: The Rise of Monasticism in Sixth-Century Georgia ,” analyses the stories of monks from Syria whose vitae Arsenius II (955–980) compiled. Matitashvili not only situates the rise of monasticism in Georgia within Syrian practices and the history of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (2): 147–179.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Saldarini, The Fathers According to Rabbi Nathan (Abot de Rabbi Nathan) Version B: A Translation and Commentary (Leiden: Brill, 1975), 251. Alternatively, Genesis Rabbah asserts that humanity continued to exhibit invulnerability to decay for one more generation after Adam, for it was only in the time of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (1): 40–83.
Published: 01 March 2018
... West Syrian Tradition (Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 367–8, 375–6; Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1975–6); idem, The Syro-Roman Law Book: The Syriac Text of the Recently Discovered Manuscripts (Stockholm: ETSE, 1982–3); Walter Selb and Hubert Kaufhold, Das syrisch-römische...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (1): 84–125.
Published: 01 March 2018
... echinus in some of the Syrian capitals has a concave ( cyma reversa -like) section, contrary to the straight (or, rarely, convex) section of the band in the Palestinian capitals. It should be noted that according to Fischer (“Zikhrin, Ḥorvat,” 2083; “Urban Architecture in Rural Environment”), the Ḥorvat...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (3): 225–253.
Published: 01 September 2017
... bathing. 2. Due to the wealth of this evidence, the baths in Antioch and its Syrian hinterland and their social function in late antiquity have often been the focus of scholarship: they make an appearance in Fikret Yegül's Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity , 324–39, and with greater focus in...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (3): 254–281.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Syrian Beroea. However, due to a nebulous theological statement in front of Emperor Constantius that satisfied none of the competing groups (Homoousians, Heteroousians, Homoiousians, and Homoians), Meletius was sent into exile, at which time Paulinus was consecrated by Lucifer of Cagliari with the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (2): 116–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
... validity of using scents to enhance the “dignity and integrity” of the human body (25). The ninth-century Syrian medical writer Sabr ibn Sahl, for instance, detailed recipes for pastilles combining musk, myrrh, saffron, cassia, clove, and roses (64). As Thurlkill persuasively argues, this tendency to...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (2): 150–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Letter 26 translated and commented on in F. Briquel-Chattonet et al., “Lettre du patriarche Timothée à Maranzekhā, évêque de Nineve,” Journal Asiatique 288 (2000): 1–13. 75. Forged versions of the acts of Chalcedon circulated among the East Syrians that edited out the council's condemnation of...