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Chalcedon in Context: Church Councils 400-700


This collection of essays has its origin in a conference held at Oxford in 2006 to mark the publication of the first English edition of the Acts of Chalcedon. Its aim is to place Chalcedon in a broader context, and to bring out the importance of the acts of the early general councils from the fifth to the seventh century, documents which, because of their bulk and relative inaccessibility, have received only limited attention until recently. This book is evidence that this situation is now rapidly changing, as historians of late antiquity as well as specialists in the history of the Christian ... More

Keywords: Oxford, Acts of Chalcedon, early general councils, late antiquity, Christian Church, provinces, Later Roman Empire, language use, networks of influence, cultural exchange

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781846311772
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316753