DENO JOHN GEANAKOPLOS
Title: Constantinople and the West: Essays on the Late Byzantine (Palaeologan) and Italian Renaissances and the Byzantine and Roman Churches
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press September 1989
0299118843 / 9780299118846
Seller ID: 20070821119245
These essays on the influence of Byzantine thinkers on the Italian Renaissance and on relations between Constantinople and Rome deserve wider circulation among a general readership, enlarging as they do our understanding of a crucial epoch in the relations between the West and the Orthodox East: the period of the Great Schism and the failed attempts at reunion. Geanakoplos, Emeritus Professor of Byzantine, Italian Renaissance, and Orthodox Church History at Yale University, is concerned not only with theological issues, but also cultural and intellectual currents between Western and Eastern Christian civilizations during the period.CONTENTS: PART I: The Byzantine Palaeologan ''Renaissance'' and Italian Renaissance Humanism. Italian Renaissance Thought and Learning and the Role of the Byzantine Emigre Scholars - A Reevaluation of the Influences of Byzantine Scholars on the Development of the Studia Humanitatis - Theodore Gaza, Byzantine Scholar of the Palaeologan Renaissance -The Career of the Byzantine Humanist Professor John Argyropoulos is Florence and Rome. PART II: The Byzantine and Roman Churches. Edward Gibbon and Byzantine Ecclesiastical History - The Second Ecumenical Council at Constantinople(381): Proceedings and Theology of the Holy Spirit - The Byzantine Recovery of Constantinople from the Latins in 1261 - Bonaventura, the Two Mendicant Orders, and the Greeks at the Council of Lyons (1274) - The Council of Florence (1438-39) and the Problem of Union between the Byzantine and Latin Churches - An Orthodox View of the Councils of Basel and of Florence as the Paradigm for the Study of Modern Ecumenical Councils.
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