St John Damascene and Tradition

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252381
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600654 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 St John Damascene and Tradition

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Discussion of the late Life of St John and what it tells us about John's reputation around the turn of the millennium, when it was written. Survey of John's works, including the spurious Balaam and Josaphat, which again reveals something of John's later reputation in Byzantium. How John was both shaped by tradition and he himself came to shape it.

Keywords: Byzantium; tradition

Chapter.  6357 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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