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Athanasius and Constantius theology and politics in the Constantinian empire by Timothy David Barnes

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass. .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome,
  • Egypt,
  • Alexandria

Subjects:

  • Athanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 373.,
  • Constantius II, Emperor of Rome, 317-361.,
  • Christian saints -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- Biography.,
  • Church and state -- Rome -- History.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTimothy D. Barnes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1720.A7 B37 1993
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxviii, 343 p.
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1728761M
ISBN 100674050673
ISBN 109780674050679
LC Control Number92033050

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Athanasius and Constantius: Theology and Politics in the Constantinian Empire - Timothy David Barnes - Google Books. As the high-ranking Bishop of Alexandria from to , Athanasius came into conflict with no fewer than four Roman emperors--Constantine himself, his son Constantius, Julian the Apostate, and the "Arian" Valens. For six years at this time Athanasius continued in exile, till the death of Constantius in November opened once more the way for his return to his episcopate. Julian, the successor to the imperial throne, professed indifference to the contentions of the church, and granted permission to the bishops exiled in the late reign to return home.   Athanasius recognized that God had protected his life. After that dramatic event, Athanasius went to the desert where he spent some time writing books. When Constantius died, his nephew Julian became emperor (in ) and allowed Athanasius to return to Alexandria. Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Ἀθανάσιος Ἀλεξανδρείας, Athanásios Alexandrías)(Arabic: البابا أثناسيوس الرسولي) (b. ca. d. 2 May ), also referred to as St. Athanasius the Great, St. Athanasius I of Alexandria, St Athanasius the Confessor and (primarily in the Coptic Orthodox Church) St Athanasius the Apostolic, was the 20th bishop of /5.