History of Latin Christianity; Including That of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicolas V.

History of Latin Christianity; Including That of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicolas V.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...Chronog., ed. Bekker, s Theophaues. i. 219. 1 Xenaias, interpreted by the hostile Catholic doctrine." k Evagrins, monks of Jerusalem, "The stranger to iii. 31, 32. dwelt in the convent of Talmognon, hastened to form a guard for his person. The Emperor Anastasius in the mean time on his return from the East found Macedonius, instead of a X.d.so6--. mild assertor of the Henoticon, at the head of one, and that the most dangerous and violent of the religious factions. Rumours were industriously spread abroad, that the Emperor's secret Manicheism had been confirmed in the East. A Persian painter had been employed in one of the palaces, and had covered the walls, not with the orthodox human forms worshipped -by the Church, but with the mysterious and symbolic figures of the Manichean heresy. Anastasius, insulted by the fanatic populace, was escorted to the Council and to the churches by the Prefect at the head of a strong guard. Anastasius was driven by degrees (an Emperor of his commanding character should not have been driven) to favour the opposing party. John, Patriarch of Alexandria, sent to offer, it is A.d.bio. said, two hundred pounds of gold, as a tribute, a subsidy, or a bribe, to induce the Emperor to abrogate the Council of Chalcedon. John, however, publicly maintained the neutrality of the Henoticon, neither receiving nor repudiating the Council. His legates were received with honour. Anastasius compelled the Bishop Macedonius to admit them to communion. Xenaias, the persecutor of Flavianus, was likewise received with honour. Worse than all, two hundred Eastern monks, headed by Sevcrus, were permitted to land in Constantinople: they here found an honourable reception. Other monks of the opposite faction swarmed from...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236503848
  • 9781236503848