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Bibil Identifier bibil:201053
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Gregory the Great and the Sixth-Century Dispute over the Ecumenical Title
Author Democopoulos, George E.
Journal Theological Studies (Volume: 70, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Language English
Pages 600-621 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The article explores the showdown between Pope Gregory I and Patriarch John IV of Constantinople over the ecumenical title. It argues that the promotion of the title coincided with other Eastern challenges to Roman prestige and that Gregory's diplomatic strategies evolved over the course of the controversy. While nothing in his correspondence suggests that he would endorse subsequent claims to universal Roman privilege, Eastern intransigence pushed the pontiff to embrace the rhetorical claims of Petrine privilege.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Periods : Sixth Century and beyond
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Gregory the Great
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Bishop / Episkopos
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Apostolic Succession
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Rome
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Constantinople
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