Byzantine Papacy
The Byzantine Papacy was a period of Byzantine domination of the papacy from 537 to 752, when popes required the approval of the Byzantine Emperor for episcopal consecration, and many popes were chose...
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Constantinople
Constantinople (Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis or Κωνσταντινούπολη Konstantinoúpoli; Latin: Constantinopolis; Ottoman Turkish: قسطنطینية, Kostantiniyye; modern Turkish: Ist...
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Nicarete
Saint Nicarete (? 5th century), was a woman of Nicomedia who became a saint as a disciple of St. John Chrysostom. She left her home specifically to study theology and practice devotion and care for t...
Sabbas the Sanctified
Saint Sabbas the Sanctified (439–532), a Cappadocian-Greek monk, priest and saint, lived mainly in Palaestina Prima. He was the founder of several monasteries, most notably the one known as Mar Saba. ...
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Gregory Palamas
Gregory Palamas (Γρηγόριος Παλαμάς) (1296–1359) was a monk of Mount Athos in Greece and later the Archbishop of Thessaloniki known as a preeminent theologian of Hesychasm. The teachings embodied in hi...
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Parascheva of the Balkans
Saint Paraskeva of the Balkans (also known as Ὁσία Παρασκευή ἡ Ἐπιβατινή, Sveta Petka, Petka of Bulgaria, Petka Paraskeva, Paraskeva of Serbia, Paraskeva Pyatnitsa, Parascheva of Tirnovo, Paraskeva t...
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George Syncellus
George Syncellus (Greek: Γεώργιος Σύγκελλος; died after 810) was a Byzantine chronicler and ecclesiastic. He had lived many years in Palestine (probably in the Old Lavra of Saint Chariton or Souka...
Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
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George Metochites
George Metochites (Greek: Γεώργιος Μετοχίτης; c. 1250 – 1328) was an archdeacon in Constantinople during the 1270s and early 1280s, and an important, fervent supporter of the Union of the Greek an...
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Gregory of Nazianzus the Elder
Gregory the Elder, or Gregory of Nazianzus the Elder, (c. 276 – 374) was the bishop of the see of Nazianzus in Roman province of Cappadocia. However, he is better remembered as the patriarch of an im...
Jacob Baradaeus
Jacob Baradaeus (died July 30, 578) was Bishop of Edessa from 543 until his death. One of the most important figures in the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church, and the Oriental Orthodox churches ge...
Antipope Theodore
Theodore was a rival with Paschal for Pope following the death of Pope Conon (21 September 687), and thus is considered an antipope of the Roman Catholic Church.Prior to the disputed election, Theodor...
Methodios I of Constantinople
St. Methodios I or Methodius I (Greek: Μεθόδιος Α΄), (788/800 – June 14, 847) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from March 4, 843 to June 14, 847. He was born in Syracuse and died i...
Saints Cyril and Methodius
Saints Cyril and Methodius (Greek: Κύριλλος καὶ Μεθόδιος, Old Church Slavonic: Кѷриллъ и Меѳодїи) were 9th-century Byzantine Greek brothers born in Thessalonica, Macedonia, in the Byzantine Empire...
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John Kukuzelis
John Koukouzelis (Greek: Ιωάννης Κουκουζέλης, Ioannis Koukouzelis; c. 1280 – c. 1360) was a medieval Byzantine Orthodox Christian composer, singer and reformer of Orthodox Church music.
Koukou...
Theodore Gabras
Theodore Gabras (Greek: Θεόδωρος Γαβρᾶς) was a Byzantine governor in the Pontus who was involved in a minor unsuccessful rebellion against the Emperor Alexios I Komnenos around the year 1091. Theo...
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Stylianos of Paphlagonia
Stylianos of Paphlagonia (Latin: Stylianus, Greek: Στυλιανός, English: Stylian), also known as Stylianos the Hermit, is venerated as a saint born in Adrianopolis in the province of Paphlagonia (modern...
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Lateran Council of 649
The Lateran Council of 649 was a synod held in the Basilica of St. John Lateran to condemn Monothelitism, a Christology espoused by many Eastern Christians. The council did not achieve ecumenical stat...
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San Teodoro, Rome
San Teodoro is a 6th-century church in Rome. It was dedicated to Theodore of Amasea and given to the Orthodox community of Rome by Pope John Paul II in 2004. It and is located on an ancient road betwe...
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Peter the Iberian
Peter the Iberian (Georgian: პეტრე იბერი, Petre Iberi) (c. 411-491) was a Georgian royal prince, theologian and philosopher who was a prominent figure in early Christianity and one of the founders...
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Constantine Chrysomalus
Constantine Chrysomalus (or Constantine Chrysomallus; Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Χρυσόμαλλος) was a Byzantine monk who was posthumously condemned by a Synod of Constantinople as a teacher of heresies aff...
Dalmatius of Constantinople
Saint Dalmatius (died AD 440) was archimandrite of the Dalmatian Monastery in Constantinople. He also held the title Archimandrite of the Monasteries, making him the city's chief monk.Like most of the...
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Thomas Magister
Thomas, surnamed Magister (that is magistros), also known as a monk by the name Theodulos Monachos, a native of Thessalonica, Byzantine scholar and grammarian and confidential adviser of Andronicus II...
Type of Constans
The Type of Constans is an imperial edict released by Byzantine Emperor Constans II in 648 in an attempt to defuse the confusion and arguments over the Christological doctrine of Monotheletism.
Em...
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