Episcopal elections, 250-600 hierarchy and popular will in late antiquity

Norton presents a refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Romans the locals lost their voice in the appointment of bishops. He argues that this right remained for some time, with consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire

Main Author: Norton, Peter
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
Series:Oxford classical monographs / Oxford classical monographs
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Summary:Norton presents a refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Romans the locals lost their voice in the appointment of bishops. He argues that this right remained for some time, with consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire
Physical Description:xi, 271 p.
ISBN:9780191708701