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Kalender und religiöse Identität: Ostern in Hierapolis
The testimonies about the date of Pascha - statements by the bishop Claudius Apollinarios and the inscription on the tomb of P. Aelius Glykon - give instructive information about religious identities in imperial Hierapolis: ...
Der lange Widerstand gegen eine offizielle Heiligenverehrung des Maximos Homologetes († 662) im byzantinischen Reich
This article addresses the question as to why Maximus the Confessor was first recognized as an official martyr and saint in the imperial Byzantine Church only in the tenth century, although his theology had been accepted ...
Wer hat den Dyotheletismus erfunden?
Zur Frage der Authentizität der Apologia Honorii Papst Iohannes’ IV. (640‒642)
This article examins the hypothesis published in 2013 by Marek Jankowiak, according to which Pope John IV in his so-called Apologia Honorii (CPL 1729) and Maximos Homologetes independently “invented” a dyotheletic Christology ...
Maximos Homologetes († 662): Martyrium, Märtyrerbewusstsein, „Martyriumssucht“?
As soon as Maximos Confessor had died on August 13th 662 due to the effects of dismemberment—his punishment, following a charge of high treason against him and his students—he was seen and revered as a martyr and saint by ...
Death and Judgment in the Apocalypse of Paul: Old Imagery and Monastic Reinvention
This paper focuses on the post-mortem judgment scene of the Apocalypse of Paul and explores how, while preserving the traditional judicial imagery of earlier apocalyptic texts, it profoundly reinvented its meaning. Nightmare ...
Leontopolis: Kaiserstadt ohne Bischof?
Lokalisierung und Geschichte einer isaurischen Märtyrer-Kultstätte
The city of Leontopolis in Isauria first appears in the sources towards the end of the 5th century, more precisely: in a legal text of the later Codex Iustinianus. In general, the surviving information is very sparse. In ...