David, Symeon, and George of Lesbos Life of St. Ioannikios Life of St. Theodora the Empress Rev Ath Pagoulatos ( Book ) His father, Theodore, of noble lineage and an imperial … Despite its brevity it is, therefore, a source of primary importance for the … Liutprand of Cremona’s description of Nikephoros Phokas was probably conditioned more by the wounds to his amour propre inflicted by Byzantine court officials than by any disinterested analysis of the emperor’s character, but it is a judgement which has influenced much of the subsequent writing on Nikephoros’ reign. Nikephoros served in the imperial palace as a secretary, but later renounced worldly success to struggle in monastic life near Constantinople. A son of a high-ranking judge, Tarasios was related to important families, including that of the later Patriarch Photios the Great . He was born in Constantinople as the son of Theodore and Eudokia, of a strictly orthodox family, which had suffered from the … James Howard-Johnston: Witnesses to a World Crisis. Specifically, he sets out to demonstrate that the work is an Iconophile reading of the past, written shortly after the first wave of Iconoclasm in the later eighth century. Our father among the saints Nicephorus I (also Nikephoros), the Confessor, was the Patriarch of Constantinople during the era of iconoclastic disputes during the early ninth century. de Boor 59, Mango 64, de Boor 62, Mango 66, Theoph.AM 6234 (ὁμοίως δὲ Νικηφόρον, τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ).In Nic., Brev. Nikephoros, a man of war, was not apt at diplomacy. Nicephorus I, d. 811, Byzantine emperor (802–11). The Short History or Breviarium of Nikephoros, patriarch of Constantinople (d. 828), covers the period 602–769 and is one of the two Greek historical texts that relate the fortunes of the Byzantine Empire and its neighbors during that difficult period. Literatur. Although an ascetic and a deeply religious man, he married the widow empress Theophano on September 20 , over the objections of the patriarch . NICEPHORUS I, PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE, ST. Patriarchate April 12, 806 to March 13, 815; Byzantine theologian and historian; b. Constantinople, c. 758; d. in exile near Chalcedon, June 2, 828. nICIFOROS bASILES; draped bust of Nikephoros I facing, with crown, cross and Akakia. These attempts by the Patriarchate of Constantinople to arrogate rights which belong exclusively to the universal Church are expressed explicitly in the so-called Tomos that the Ecumenical Patriarchate issued and handed over to Epifany at the Divine Liturgy of Theophany … Nicephorus Gregoras, Nicephorus also spelled Nikephoros, (born c. 1292, Heraclea Pontica, sultanate of Rūm [now Eregli, Turkey]—died c. 1360, near Constantinople, Byzantine Empire [now Istanbul, Turkey]), Byzantine humanist scholar, philosopher, and theologian whose 37-volume Byzantine History, a work of erudition, … Nikephoros, Patriarch of Constantinople. Tag Archives: Nikephoros I. Byzantine articles, Geography articles, Roman/ Byzantine/ Medieval eras. St. Nicephorus was born about … Tarasios was born and raised in the city of Constantinople. Initially successful in his foreign affairs when he won victories in the … Nikephoros served in the imperial palace as a secretary, but later renounced worldly success to struggle in monastic life near Constantinople. Nikephoros was a highly devout man and brought Christian relics from his conquests back to Constantinople. Nicephorus stood in the forefront of the battle against iconoclasm. The Short History or Breviarium of Nikephoros, patriarch of Constantinople (d. 828), covers the period 602–769 and is one of the two Greek historical texts that relate the fortunes of the Byzantine Empire and its neighbors during that difficult period. His feast day is celebrated on June 2, and the translation of his relics from Prokonnis to Constantinople on March 13. He was born in Constantinople around 758, of pious parents: his father had been exiled under Constantine Copronymus for his steadfast veneration of the holy icons. Possibly significantly, all the critics Nelson finds most provocative are British (like, to declare an interest, this reviewer). Cyril Mango. NIKEPHOROS, Nikephoros, Patriarch of Constantinople: Short ... Heraclius's wars against the Persians and triumphal return to Constantinople, which Mango dates conclusively to 632 (pp. Nikephoros I ruled as emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 802 to 811 CE. Nikephoros 2 was born in Constantinople during the reign of the emperor Constantine V (Konstantinos 7) Kopronymos (741-775) (probably in 758, see below); his parents were Theodoros 176 and Eudokia 5, both of distinguished family (πατερὲς δὲ αὐτῷ ἐξ εὐπατρίδων καὶ περιωνύμων, Θεόδωρος καὶ Εὐδοκία); he grew up in Constantinople … Nikephoros, Patriarch of Constantinople: Short History (Dumbarton Oaks Texts) Hardcover – January 1, 1990 by Nikephoros (Author), Cyril Mango (Translator) 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 rating. St. Nikephoros I or Nicephorus I (Greek: Νικηφόρος Α΄, Nikēphoros I), (c. 758 – April 5, 828) was a Christian Byzantine writer and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from April 12, 806, to March 13, 815. Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos, Latinized as Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopulus (Greek: Νικηφόρος Κάλλιστος Ξανθόπουλος), of Constantinople, the last of the Greek ecclesiastical historians, flourished around 1320.. His Historia Ecclesiastica, in eighteen books, brings the narrative down to 610; for the first four centuries the … She served (780–90) as … 15) through an analysis of the narrative construction of the Short History of Nikephoros I, patriarch of Constantinople between 806 and 815. This champion of the orthodox view in the second contest over the veneration of images belonged to a noted family of Constantinople. Also known as Nicephorus I, Nikephoros, Nikephoros I Of Constantinople. He was born in Constantinople around 758, of pious parents: his father had been exiled under Constantine Copronymus for his steadfast veneration of the holy icons. After a march to Constantinople, Nikephoros was crowned emperor by Patriarch Polyeuctus on August 16, 963 in the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia. A former finance minister who did much to improve the state economy, Nikephoros was not particularly popular with the empire ’s overtaxed peasants and overregulated merchants. An eyewitness to history: The Short History of Nikephoros our Holy Father the Patriarch of Constantinople by Nikephoros Gregoras , Norman Tobias , Nicephorous , Norman Tobias , Anthony R. Santoro First published in 1989 2 editions nICIFOROS bASILES; draped bust of Nikephoros I facing, with crown, cross and Akakia. Nikephoros believed in a highly ascetic form of Christianity, however, and criticized the Church for becoming wealthy.According to one source, Nikephoros even demanded that soldiers killed … Saint Nicephorus I, Greek Nikephoros, (born c. 758, Constantinople—died June 2, 829, near Chalcedon, Bithynia, Asia Minor; feast day March 13), Greek Orthodox theologian, historian, and patriarch of Constantinople (806–815) whose chronicles of Byzantine history and writings in defense of Byzantine veneration of icons … Washington 1990 (Ausgabe des Geschichtswerks mit englischer Übersetzung, Einleitung und einem knappen Kommentar). St. Nikephoros I or Nicephorus I (Greek: Νικηφόρος Α΄, Nikēphoros I ), (c. 758 – April 5, 828) was a Christian Byzantine writer and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from April 12, 806, to March 13, 815. He was minister of finance under Empress Irene Irene, c.750–803, Byzantine empress (797–802). He was the son of the imperial secretary Theodore and his pious wife Eudoxia. The critical patriarchate of Nikephoros of Constantinople (806-815 : religious and secular controversies by Carl Lardiero ( ) Hoi Slavoi en Peloponnēsō mechri tou Nikēphorou 1 by Spyr. As this is a primary source, I'm reviewing the edition and not Nikephoros as an historian. Greek Orthodox Theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople. and trans. The patriarch Nikephoros (c. 758 - April 5, 828) lived in a turbulent time of war against the Arabs and the internal challenge of iconoclasm. Patriarch of Constantinople, 806-815, b. about 758; d. 2 June, 829. To add insult to injury, Pope John XIII sent a letter to Nikephoros while Liutprand was in Constantinople calling Otto I Emperor of Rome and even more insultingly referring to Nikephoros … He was a member of the civil service before ending up as patriarch, but once patriarch he embraced his … Chludov Nikephoros I of Constantinople.jpg 834 × 1012; 694 KB Exile of Patriarch Nikephoros.jpg 1225 × 392; 556 KB General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent persons of all ages, countries, conditions, and professions, arranged according to alphabetical order (1818) (14761909994).jpg … See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Nikephoros 4 was the son of Artabasdos 1 (the usurper), brother of Niketas 4: Nic., Brev. Short History. Tarasios had embarked on a career in the secular administration and had attained the rank of senator , eventually becoming imperial secretary ( … This specific manner of literary presentation is particularly manifested in Nikephoros‘ original approach in portrayal of the Byzantine emperors and the patriarchs of Constantinople of the 7th and 8th centuries, thus embedding a specific idea of both imperial governance personalized in the reign of emperor Herakleios, and mutual … His description of Nikephoros was clouded by the ill-treatment he received while on a diplomatic mission to Constantinople. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $285.63 . (Dumbarton Oaks Texts, 10; Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae, 13.) A defender of Byzantine veneration of icons, his chronicles provide all sorts of data if you are enthralled by this sort of thing. Eudoxia was a strict adherent of the Church and … Despite its brevity it is, therefore, a source of primary importance for the … Life of St. Theodosia of Constantinople Life of St. Stephen the Younger Life of St. Anthousa of Mantineon Life of St. Anthousa, Daughter of Constantine V Life of the Patriarch Nikephoros I of Constantinople Life of Sts. Byzantium (Constantinople), Istanbul, Turkey Immediate Family: ... 878 – c. 968) was a notable Byzantine general in the first half of the 10th century, and father of Byzantine emperor Nikephoros II Phokas and … de Boor 59, he is named after his brother Niketas 4 and was therefore probably the younger brother; the fact that he was … Personal Traits. He built and … T. A. SHIPPEY,University of Leeds NIKEPHOROS, Nikephoros,Patriarch of Constantinople:Short History, ed. He built and …