Martyrs and Monks - 9/13/07 Names and Terms Nero (37-68):...

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9/13/07 Names and Terms Nero (37-68): Great Fire of Rome 64 Diocletian (284-305) Libellus Relics Hermits (eremus); monk (monachos) Anthony of Egypt (251-356) Pachomius (290-346) Lerins > Patrick, Irish monasticism Benedict of Nursia (Norcia) (c. 480-543) Subiaco/Monte Cassino Pope Gregory I (c, 540-604): Dialogues Emperor Constantine (280-337) Edict of Milan, 313 Constantinople, New Rome, 324 Emperor Theodosius (379-395) 388 Destruction of Temples 391 Outlawing of Pagan Worship Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (c.340-402) Ambrose of Milan (c. 340-397) Hypatia, 5th c Alexandria Outline The Age of the Martyrs o The extent of persecution of Christians o The cult of the martyrs From holy men to monks o Desert hermits o Organized monasticism Questions of Power o The use of martyr stories and veneration as tools of persuasion o The importance of monastic institutions as centers of religious power o Power, authority, and the question of women Questions of Toleration o
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HIST 110 taught by Professor Hughes during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.

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