HISTORY 313 NOTES - -neo-platonic Christianity-argued that...

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-Byzantinische Zeitschrift-book for Wikipedia article _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________ -Theological Response -Patriarch Nikephoros (750-828) -antirrhetikos ca 818-820 -John of Damascus -ca. 676-749 Arab Christian -Defense of Holy images ca. 726/733 -family was well educated, aristocratic family -monk, and converted to Islam -believes in Muhammad -writes that the emperor is full of shit about icons -theology he created was based a lot on (pseudo) Dionysius the Areopagite -plato but John of Damascus picks up ideas -celestial hierarchies (ca. 500) -attempt to harmonize two religions
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Unformatted text preview: -neo-platonic Christianity-argued that all creation are bits/reflections of the divine stuff- the whole world becomes an image/taste of the real divine.-his emphasis that by seeing a piece of beauty on earth, and that that is a taste of the true divine-2 nd Iconoclasm-815-843-Wrath of God-Khan Krum of Bulgaria-811 nikephoros I-754 Council of Hiereia-787 Council of Nicaea II-843 Feast of Orthodoxy-Roman Empire Changes -seal=sigillum-sigillography-tool that smashes image into lead-created seals-on one side has name, office, job title-other side religious art-what do the seals tell you?...
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HISTORY 313 NOTES - -neo-platonic Christianity-argued that...

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