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Introduction

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268623
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948617 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0001
Introduction

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This book seeks to comprehend the Christological dispute by investigating the social dynamics that fostered alliance and conflict, focusing on the dyophysites who assembled around Theodoret of Cyrrhus. It examines Theodoret's relational patterns, his network and its fall, and the patronage roles and relations during the fifth century. It also explores the social dynamics of Theodoret's Christology and his patronage relations across late Roman society.

Keywords: Christological dispute; Theodoret of Cyrrhus; dypohysites; relational patterns; Christology; Roman society

Chapter.  6396 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical History

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