Nikolaos Mesarites, description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople

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StatementNikolaos Mesarites ; Greek text edited with translation, commentary, and introd. by Glanville Downey.
SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser -- v. 47, pt. 6
ContributionsDowney, Glanville, 1908-
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LC ClassificationsQ11 .P6 vol. 47, pt. 6
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The Enduring Attraction of the Pirenne Thesis. Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople: Greek text edited with translation, commentary, and introd.

by Glanville Downey Original Author: Nikolaos Mesarites, b. The Church of the Holy Apostles, also known as the Imperial Polyándreion, was a Greek Eastern Orthodox church in Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire.

The first structure dates to the 4th century, though future emperors would add to and improve upon it. It was second in size and importance only to the Hagia Sophia among the great churches of the capital.

This study offers a reappraisal of Nikolaos Mesarites’ Description of the church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople, by providing new insights into its genre and the context of its composition. By concentrating on the text’s encomiastic features, the first part of the study retraces its carefully carved rhetorical : Beatrice Daskas.

The Church of the Holy Apostles (Greek: Άγιοι Απόστολοι - Aghioi Apostoloi), also known as the Imperial Polyandreion, was a Christian basilica built in Constantinople (then the capital of the Byzantine Empire) in A.D. It was second only to the Church of the Holy Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) among the great churches of the Eastern Empire.

This article provides a translation and discussion of a short section from a homily by the future Emperor Leo VI describing the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople.

The account supplements our knowledge of the church and makes it clear that the differences in the accounts of the church given by Constantine of Rhodes and Nikolaos Mesarites do not necessarily indicate an alteration in.

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Church of the Holy Apostles. The Church of the Apostles (Greek Άγιοι Απόστολοι - Aghioi Apostoli, called by the Byzantines also Polyandreion or Myriandrion), was a Christian church at Constantinople Opel, the former capital of the Byzantine Empire.

In a larger scale described by Nikolaos Mesarites end of the 12th century. and more famous prose description of the Holy Apostles by Nikolaos This ekphrasis, written between andis subjec­ tive and personal in terms of both the author's actual perspective and his response to the work.

A full English translations accompanied G. Downey, "Nikolaos Mesarites: Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople", Transactions of the American Philosophical Association, N.S., 47, part 6 (): Follow the link to descriptions of the Mausolea of Constantine and Justinian.

Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople. By Nikolaos Mesarites. Greek text edited with translation, commentary, and introduction By Glanville Downey. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 70 pp.

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Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nikolaos Mesaritēs; Glanville Downey.

Mesarites: Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople, in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 47 (), pp. 8 Theophanes, Chronographia, ed.

by C. de Boor, Leipzig, ; tr. by C. Mango. With his remodelling of the church of the Holy Apostles, Justinian left his mark on the burial place of the Byzantine Emperors for almost a millennium.

A major landmark of Constantinople, Justinian’s Apostoleion was one of the earliest cruciform domed churches and provided the model for numerous foundations with Apostolic dedications. The Holy Apostles was one of the earliest foundations of Constantinople. According to Eusebius of Caesarea, the first structure—a mausoleum destined to house Constantine’s own mortal remains—was completed by the time of the emperor’s death in As the same source records, it was originally conceived as twelve cenotaphs or markers raised in memory of the Apostles surrounding the.

Nikolaos Mesarites, description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople — First published in Subjects Hagioi Apostoloi (Church: Istanbul, Turkey)Pages: A homily with a description of the Church of the Holy Apostles.

in the accounts of the church given by Constantine of Rhodes and Nikolaos Mesarites do not necessarily indicate an alteration in the mosaic programme of the building between the tenth and twelfth centuries.

Leo’s description also appears to treat the images from an overtly. 67 Downey, G., ‘Nikolaos Mesarites: Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople’, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, n.s. () – 68 James, L., Constantine of Rhodes, On Constantinople and the Church of the Holy Apostles (Farnham and Burlington VT ) 69 Krautheimer, R.

Nikolaos Mesarites, description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople by Nikolaos Mesaritēs; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Hagioi Apostoloi (Church: Istanbul, Turkey).

Nikolaos Mesarites: Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople - Glanville Downey New evidence for the Byzantine Church of the Holy Apostles from Fatih Camii, Istanbul - Ken Dark, Ferudun Ozgumus The Tombs of the Byzantine Emperors at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople - Glanville Downey.

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Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

Writing in the twelfth century, Nikolaos Mesarites (Mesarites, Description, chs 7–11) describes a school at the Holy Apostles, though it is not clear when this was established.

In the context of Constantine’s regular references to teachers, it is worth noting that Leo VI promoted the model of the Christian emperor as teacher originally made.

Constantine of Rhodes's tenth-century poem is an account of public monuments in Constantinople and of the Church of the Holy Apostles. In the opening section of the work, Constantine describes columns and sculptures within the city, seven of which he calls 'wonders'.

Church of the Holy Apostles: | || | | | ||| | An image from a |Vatican Cod World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. The description of the Church of the Holy Apostles by Nikolaos Mesarites contains two chapters (xxxix-xl) describing the mausoleums 1 The material published here was originally in- tended to be a part of a collaborative monograph on.

Download Citation | A homily with a description of the church of the holy apostles in constantinople | This article provides a translation and discussion of a short section from a homily by the.

The epitaph he composed for his brother contains also an eyewitness account of the fall of Constantinople and contemporary events.

Mesarites also left a valuable description of the Church of the Holy Apostles, and of the school that functioned in its premises. Editions. August Heisenberg, Nikolaos Mesarites. Constantine of Rhodes, On Constantinople and the Church of the Holy Apostles.

Edited by L. James, with a new edition of the Greek text by I. Vassis. Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, Nicholas Mesarites. Downey, G. “Nikolaos Mesarites. Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople.”.

Click on the book chapter title to read more. This study offers a reappraisal of Nikolaos Mesarites’ Description of the church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople, by providing new insights into its genre and the context of its composition. By concentrating on the text’s encomiastic features, the first part of the study retraces its carefully carved rhetorical construction.Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since The aim of this book is to make accessible to a wider audience the works of Nicholas Mesarites, who deserves to be better known than he is.

He was an ecclesiastic, who from the turn of the twelfth century provides a vivid record from personal.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.