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Author Menze, Volker-Lorenz, 1974-

Title Justinian and the making of the Syrian Orthodox Church / Volker L. Menze
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 316 pages)
Series Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Summary This study examines the sixth-century formation of the Syrian Orthodox Church. Menze shows that the separation of the Syrian Orthodox Christians from Western Christianity occurred due to the divergent political interests of bishops and emperors and that discrimination and persecution forced the establishment of an independent church
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 483?-565.
Syrian Orthodox Church -- History.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191716041 ebook
0191716049 ebook