HST102 Study Questions Late Antique and Medieval

HST102 Study Questions Late Antique and Medieval - HST 102...

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HST 102 Readings for Late Antique Pope Leo I, Bishop Boniface - Rogers (250-251) In Leo’s brief selection, does he make a distinction between his seat and the one of the Roman Emperor (now at Constantinople?) Why is St. Peter mentioned so prevalently in this document? St. Peter was mentioned so prevalently in the text because Peter was the one who founded the first church and he actually saw Christ when he was alive. Note the language of the oath by Boniface. Does the authority the pope wields at this time remind you of any political figures we have seen earlier in this course? Yes, the priests in Hebrew civilization whose powers conflict with the monarch ruler. Procopius, The Digest of Roman Law - Rogers (296-300) Characterize Justinian and Theodora. Do you find Procopius’ account of them favorable or negative? Why? Does the achievement of the Law Code seem consistent with Justinian’s personality? Justinian and Theodora were the kind of people which the church would describe as “ungodly” and “sinners.” Theodora was a prostitute and Justinian was “demonic.” Procopius' account of them both were quite unfavorable. He used the word “evil” on these
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