Chapter 35. The Late Antique Bishop: Image and Reality

  1. Philip Rousseau
  1. Rita Lizzi Testa Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch35

A Companion to Late Antiquity

A Companion to Late Antiquity

How to Cite

Lizzi Testa, R. (2009) The Late Antique Bishop: Image and Reality, in A Companion to Late Antiquity (ed P. Rousseau), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch35

Editor Information

  1. Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies, The Catholic University of America, USA

Author Information

  1. Università degli Studi, Perugia, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119801

Online ISBN: 9781444306101

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Keywords:

  • Late Antique Bishop - image and reality;
  • Christian Church as institution recognized by the state;
  • Constantine granting privileges to bishops;
  • titles of bishop y addressed as gloriosissimus, reverentissimus, illustris, venerabilis;
  • Emperors obsessed with safeguarding - by imposing doctrinal unity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bibliographical Note