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Unformatted text preview: HIEU 201 Oct 10 th , 2008 Barbarians & Byzantines 1. Augustine of Hippo (354-430) a. Typical early career (to Milan) & withdrawal back home i. Studied as a public rhetorician, where he met ?, which was beginning of Christian conversion b. Human Nature i. Original Sin = incurvatus in se ii. Bondage vs. Freedom of the Will iii. Donatism & Ecclesiology – was one the main proponents iv. City of God – book about the tension between the two; people who see philosophy as helpful and people who reject it 1. Education 2. Two cities 3. Just War Theory v. Education: On Christian Doctrine – set pattern for medival edu 1. grammar 2. rhetoric 3. dialectic & philosophy a. Cassiodorus (485-580) On Divine and Human Readings Pope Gregory the Great – one of the four “Doctors” of the Latin church Debate of the two forms of power - Spiritual & temperal authority Marys at the Sepulcher – assimilated classical Christian styles 2. The Rise of the Barbarians – origins: prediction of climate changes forced out; took over Italy...
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- Spring '08
- Theodosius II, empire Visigoths sack, Roman Empire Reign, Kingdom Ostrogothic Kingdom, Typical early career