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The History of Leo the Deacon

Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century (Dumbarton Oaks Studies)

by Alice-Mary Talbot

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medieval,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • History / Medieval,
  • History,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9880320M
    ISBN 100884023249
    ISBN 109780884023241
    OCLC/WorldCa171549429


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The History of Leo the Deacon: Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century Alice-Mary Talbot, Denis F. Sullivan, George T. Dennis, Stamatina McGrath Leo's firsthand experience of the campaigns and courts of two Byzantine emperors provides vivid descriptions of.

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Sullivan 出版社: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 副标题: Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century (Dumbarton Oaks Studies) 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN:   Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. History of the Langobards Item Preview remove-circle History of the Langobards by Paul, the Deacon, ca.

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Sullivan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(4). Description. Leo's firsthand experience of the campaigns and courts of two Byzantine emperors provides vivid descriptions of sieges, pitched battles, and ambushes.

His account of the conspiracy against Nikephoros II Phokas, murdered as he slept on the floor in front of his icons, is one of the most dramatic in Byzantine narrative histories. The Book of Deacon Main Series (the whole thing) has been discounted for quite a while. First it was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first book and to prepare folks for Book 6.

Then it was because we’re all locked up and maybe you’d like some cheap stuff to read. The History of Leo the Deacon: Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century - Leo (Diaconus), Denis F. Sullivan - Βιβλία Google Leo's firsthand experience of the campaigns and courts of two Byzantine emperors provides vivid descriptions of sieges, pitched battles, and ambushes.

The name deacon (diakonos) means only minister or servant, and is employed in this sense both in the Septuagint (though only in the book of Esther, e.g. ; ) and in the New Testament (e.g. Matthew ; Romans ; Ephesians ; etc.).But in Apostolic times the word began to acquire a more definite and technical meaning.

Writing about 63 A.D. Paul addresses "all the saints who are. His loyalty to the emperor often prejudices his honesty. His history is continued by Michael Psellus.

Leo's book was not very popular in the following centuries. Other writers who drew their information from him, were preferred, e.g.

Nicephorus Bryennius. A result of this is that only one manuscript of his history is extant (cod. Paris, ). Denis F. Sullivan (Author of The History of Leo the Deacon) Denis F.

Sullivan is the author of Siegecraft ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Life of Saint Basil the Younger ( avg rati /5. related fields of western medieval and Islamic history. The History of Leo the Deacon bears aU the hallmarks of the genre.

The author writes in an archaic Greek fuU of recondite vocabulary and aUusions to earUer models, particularly Procopius and Agathias.

He employs rhetorical devices, notably the set speech and the excursus, to dramatize the Size: KB. The History of Leo the Deacon (Paperback) Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century (Dumbarton Oaks Studies #41) By Alice-Mary Talbot, Denis F. Sullivan. This book has a great world that fans would like to explore more, and a interesting system of magic.

“The Great Convergence” is the second novel in the “Book of Deacon” series written by Joseph Lallo and was released in the year Myranda wants to see the war end, it is a war that plagues her land, so she wants this more than anything. Leo the Great became a very well-known deacon of the Church byserving the church under the pontificate of Pope Celestine I.

Leo was widely respected for his love for the Lord, intelligence and persuasive nature. He was also gifted in bringing reconciliation between disputing groups of Christians. contrary, focusing its attention on one particular historiographical writing, that of Leo the Deacon (fl.

tenth century), this thesis will analyze the literary style of the author and his work in order to examine the discursive construction of concepts of honour (and dishonour) that are dispersed throughout the ten books of his history.

Leo Diaconus took part in Emperor Basil II’s campaign against the Bulgarians in His History in Ten Books, devoted to the events of – and written aboutis based in part on personal observations and on the stories of eyewitnesses.

Diaconus contrasted the “glorious reign” of emperors Nicephorus II and John Tzimisces to. penned by the contemporary chronicler Leo the Deacon: Read More Inspire your inbox – Sign up for daily fun facts about this day in history, updates, and special offers.

In this first of a series of articles, we will explore very briefly the origins and ministry of a deacon. The beginnings of the diaconate lie in the Old Testament. In the Book of Numbers, God tells Moses to set aside one of the 12 tribes of Israel, the tribe of Levi, to assist.

The Book of Deacon. Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 1 ; By Joseph R. Lallo. Rated / 5 based on 41 reviews The tale of Myranda Celeste, a young woman orphaned by a century long war, and her chance discovery of a fallen soldier's priceless cargo.

The find will change her life, sending her on an adventure of soldiers and rebels, wizards and /5. There is just not much to say about this book.

Once again, Dumbarton Oaks has published an excellent Byzantine translation, this time of Leo the Deacon, a historian who recorded the events of the lives of Nikephoros II Phokas, John I Tzimiskes as well as the early reign and civil wars of Basil II Bulgaroktonos/5.

"This is the first English translation of the History of Leo the Deacon (born circa ), an obscure but lively author intimately familiar with the palace politics of Constantinople.

Saint Leo the Great Pope Benedict XVI dedicated his March 5, General Audience Address to St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church. The Holy Father recounted Leo. The Book of Deacon is the first book of The Book of Deacon series by Joseph R.

Lallo. Myranda Celeste’s world has been built on a legacy of bloodshed. For more than a century, her homeland the Northern Alliance has fought the Kingdom of Tressor in what /5(K). Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The Byzantine Military in the Tenth Century 4 C.

Biography of Leo the Deacon 9 D. Leo as a "Historian" 11 E. Manuscript Tradition of the History 50 F. Editions 51 G. Translations 52 Note to the Reader 53 The History of Leo the Deacon Book I 55 Book II 71 Book III 89 Book IV Book V Book VI Book VII Book VIII Book IX Book.

Krauss's The History of Love begins with Leopold ("Leo") Gursky, who constantly ponders his own death. Leo had written three books by the time he turned twenty-one, and while he lived in Poland. Naylor was influenced from childhood by men in the divinely originated office of deacon. Starting with the need for deacons today, Dr.

Naylor examines their qualifications and selection, the proper number and tenure, as well as, every area of their work, beliefs, home life--and rewards. knowing the great opportunities fro service which God opens to deacons, Dr.

Taylor outlines the Biblical /5(3). Malchus (Ancient Greek: Μάλχος, Málkhos) was a Byzantine historian. According to the Suda, Malchus or Mekselina (among to the seven sleepers on cave) was a Byzantine (i.e.

from Constantinople); but Photius states that he was a native of Philadelphia; and his Syriac name makes it probable that Philadelphia was the ancient Rabbah in the country of Ammonitis, east of the River g: Leo the Deacon.

John Skylitzes' extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of the Byzantine emperors from the death of Nicephorus I in to the deposition of Michael VI inand provides the only surviving continuous narrative of the late tenth and early eleventh centuries. A high official living in the late eleventh century, Skylitzes used a number of existing Greek histories (some of.

Leo the Deacon Historiae Libri X, ed. Hase (Bonn, ) Born c. at Kaloe, Tmolos, in Asia Minor, Leo was educated in Constantinople and became a palace deacon. He is the author of a highly classicizing history, employing much Homeric langugage and borrowing from earlier classicizing authors, for example Agathias (on siege.

Deacons Deacons are clergy leaders who are called by God, authorized by the church and ordained by a bishop to a lifetime ministry of word, service, compassion and justice.

Deacons exemplify Christian discipleship, nurture others in their relationship to God and lead church people to respond to the needs of the needy, neglected and marginalized. Archdeacon, in the Christian church, originally the chief deacon at the bishop’s church; during the European Middle Ages, a chief official of the diocese; an honorary title in the modern Roman Catholic name was first used in the 4th century, although a similar office existed in the very early church.

Appointed by the bishop, the archdeacon was charged with the duties of preaching. Pope Leo X died fairly suddenly of pneumonia at the age of 46 on 1 December and was buried in Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome.

[43] [ incomplete short citation ] His death came just 10 months after he had excommunicated Martin Luther, the seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation, who was accused of 41 errors in his d cardinal: 9 March (in pectore), 26 March.

In the Catholic Church, the diaconate is the first of three ranks in ordained ministry. Deacons preparing for the priesthood are transitional not planning to be ordained priests are called permanent d men may be ordained permanent deacons, and single men may be ordained with a commitment to celibacy.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Procopius. Procopius: History of the Wars (all pre volumes; Constantine Manasses, Philadelphensis Malchus, Grammaticus Leo, the Deacon Leo, John Scylitzes, John Malalas, Johannes Laurentius Lydus, Emperor of the East John VI Cantacuzenus.Document A: Paul the Deacon (Excerpt) Paul the Deacon was a Christian monk and historian who lived in the Middle Ages, many years after the fall of Rome.

In the following excerpt from his book Roman History, published in the late 70s, he describes the meeting between Pope Leo and Attila the Hun that took place in Start studying Abeka 7th Grade History of the World Chapter 9.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. deacon. from the Greek word "servant" baptism. believers who had received Christ do this. In the successor of Leo 1 went a step further to say that the pope was supreme above all of.