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The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Orthodox Service Books - Number 1 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite. It is attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. It... More > reflects the work of the Cappadocian Fathers to both combat heresy and define Trinitarian theology for the Christian Church. The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom was probably the Divine Liturgy (or "Mass") used originally by the School of Antioch and was, therefore, most likely developed from West Syrian liturgical rites. In Constantinople, it was refined and beautified under John's guidance as Patriarch of Constantinople (398–404). Having become the liturgical form of the Church of Holy Wisdom, Hagia Sophia, it became over time the normative liturgical form in the churches within the Byzantine Empire. The two liturgical rites of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil in the Byzantine Church became the norm by the end of the reign of Justinian I.< Less
The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Orthodox Service Books - Number 1 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite. It is attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. It... More > reflects the work of the Cappadocian Fathers to both combat heresy and define Trinitarian theology for the Christian Church. The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom was probably the Divine Liturgy (or "Mass") used originally by the School of Antioch and was, therefore, most likely developed from West Syrian liturgical rites. In Constantinople, it was refined and beautified under John's guidance as Patriarch of Constantinople (398–404). Having become the liturgical form of the Church of Holy Wisdom, Hagia Sophia, it became over time the normative liturgical form in the churches within the Byzantine Empire. The two liturgical rites of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil in the Byzantine Church became the norm by the end of the reign of Justinian I.< Less
The Fall of the Iron Prow By Timothy Kearns
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In November of 1219, Vikings attack Constantinople, sacked and ruined by crusaders twenty years before, and in the streets of the empty city, a boy who has become a man fights against them to save... More > everything he loves. But first he must learn to bear the shame of his house, a secret now lost: his father was the greatest traitor the Byzantine Empire had ever known. In the crucible of a world at war, Niall Alreksson fights for the fate of the Queen of Cities, and with it the line of emperors that has stood for a thousand years. This volume includes maps, illustrations and an epilogue on the history of the Viking Imperial Guard, the Varangians, who guarded the life of the Byzantine emperor.< Less
Honor and Compromise: Andros Odyssey By Stavros Boinodiris PhD
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HONOR AND COMPROMISE is a select portion of the ANDROS ODYSSEY series focusing on the critical period (864 - 899 CE) of Western history. Based on historical documents of the Byzantine Empire, this... More > historical novel describes vividly the political intrigue, love affairs, assassinations, family squabbles and wars relating to the establishment of Christianity and the Schism between the Churches. The people are involved in a continuous struggle between the honor of a clear conscience, as presented to them by the church, and the allure of arrogance, self-indulgence, practicality, or survival that makes them compromise their honor.< Less
Vipers of New Rome By Max Fram
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This is an unconventional non-fiction story of the somewhat stereotypical 'evil empresses' of Constantinople – Eirene, Theophano and Zoe - presented in the historical context of the... More > successively emerging, flourishing and declining Byzantine Empire. This is a thrilling tale of three ambitious women and, at the same time, a dark story of three highly controversial individuals, who may have loved their husbands and children but intrigued, betrayed, poisoned, maimed and killed for power. This is also the story of the imperial court and the Great Palace, of New Rome - Constantinople, medieval Europe's greatest metropolis, and its people. This is a study of Byzantine society and its dominant power players – the imperial family, the arrogant military, the fractious clergy and the ever-conspiring eunuch bureaucracy. More than anything, this book is about people who lived and breathed in early medieval times.< Less
Scintillating Gems of History By Daniel Zimmermann
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In this e-book, you will learn about the Arsacids of Iberia, an ancient kingdom in modern Georgia. Also treated are the Magyars who settled in Hungary. There are articles treating Otto I and Conrad... More > II, German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors, as well as a separate article on the Salian Dynasty, to which Conrad II belonged. You will also learn how Enrico Dandalo led victorious crusaders to Contantinople and established the ephemeral Latin Empire, and how Michael VIII Palaelogus restored the Byzantine Empire, in spite of the efforts of Charles of Anjou, who was successful in Italy but not on the Bosporus. You will learn about the ancient cities of Corinth and Florence, as well as three English earls of Warwick. You will enjoy such diverse topics as the Ghana Empire, the resignation of Pope Celestine V, and artifacts of Butuan. You will learn about Mexico's only emperors: Iturbide and Maximilian. After reading about Hong Kongmand the Roman emperor Trajan, you will be treated to a few feghoots.< Less
The Vaudistocracy By Charles Guarinus
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The VAUDISTOCRACY is a dialogue which attempts to explore the evolution of the all-enduring actor—beginning with his slave-like status in antiquity, and ending with his god-like standing in the... More > modern-day world. It also attempts to explore the devolution of the aristocrat, which is claimed to be a "juxtapositional event." —This dialogue begins with a fatuous exchange between the characters, Phalantheus and Qoon, and then advances into a discussion of both the actor and aristocrat's role in the societies of the ancient world. The following four parts then journey through the ages by exploring the actor's role in the Byzantine Empire, Restoration England, etc.—until it reaches at the globalised democracies of the 21st century. Throughout the dialogue, the chief-speaker, Phalantheus, attempts to convince his friend, Qoon, that the death of the aristocrat, and the "apotheosis" of the actor, have resulted in the birth of a most singular entity—an entity which he chooses to deem, the "vaudistocrat."< Less
The Vaudistocracy By Charles Guarinus
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The VAUDISTOCRACY is a dialogue which attempts to explore the evolution of the all-enduring actor—beginning with his slave-like status in antiquity, and ending with his god-like standing in the... More > modern-day world. It also attempts to explore the devolution of the aristocrat, which is claimed to be a "juxtapositional event." —This dialogue begins with a fatuous exchange between the characters, Phalantheus and Qoon, and then advances into a discussion of both the actor and aristocrat's role in the societies of the ancient world. The following four parts then journey through the ages by exploring the actor's role in the Byzantine Empire, Restoration England, etc.—until it reaches at the globalised democracies of the 21st century. Throughout the dialogue, the chief-speaker, Phalantheus, attempts to convince his friend, Qoon, that the death of the aristocrat, and the "apotheosis" of the actor, have resulted in the birth of a most singular entity—an entity which he chooses to deem, the "vaudistocrat."< Less
An eva like no other By Thanos Papathanassiou
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In this novella, the author clothes an actual backdrop with romanesque garnitures, offering in this way the reader a sympathetic, friendly story. The work is practically articulated in two settings:... More > In the first one has essentially the life of our protagonist's and her sisters' – Comito, Anastasia – parents as well as it of them themselves three girls the leading role, and in terms of place Constantinople and part of the Asian area of the Byzantine Empire. In the second one, the roaring and scandalous living in the wake through the Mediterranean Africa and the stage-erotical as also that imperial one in Byzantium of the central figure of our narrative, of that ''fallen'' and sinful woman, Theodora (Theodora the Great/Theodora the Saint), and which marked decisively the 6th century and proclaim her as an icon among the destinies of the track of the times.< Less
An eva like no other By Thanos Papathanassiou
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In this novella, the author clothes an actual backdrop with romanesque garnitures, offering in this way the reader a sympathetic, friendly story. The work is practically articulated in two settings:... More > In the first one has essentially the life of our protagonist's and her sisters' – Comito, Anastasia – parents as well as it of them themselves three girls the leading role, and in terms of place Constantinople and part of the Asian area of the Byzantine Empire. In the second one, the roaring and scandalous living in the wake through the Mediterranean Africa and the stage-erotical as also that imperial one in Byzantium of the central figure of our narrative, of that ''fallen'' and sinful woman, Theodora (Theodora the Great/Theodora the Saint), and which marked decisively the 6th century and proclaim her as an icon among the destinies of the track of the times.< Less

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