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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: ...
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 ...