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DOI :10.26650/iutd.1384759   IUP :10.26650/iutd.1384759    Full Text (PDF)

Transforming the Religious Landscape: Emperor Leo VI and His Struggle for Supremacy over the Church

Nathan Leidholm

From the very outset of his reign, Byzantine Emperor Leo VI (r. 886-912) recognized the need for serious efforts to reassert imperial hegemony over the church. This article offers an analysis of Leo VI’s multi-faceted program that aimed at reasserting the emperor’s dominance over the ecclesiastical organization. In particular, the article stresses the incorporation of Leo’s homilies into his program, which not been widely recognized by modern scholars. The various efforts Leo made, including his homilies, display a marked cohesiveness, interconnectivity, and consistency that affirm their inclusion in a singular, organized effort both imagined and executed as a composite whole.

DOI :10.26650/iutd.1384759   IUP :10.26650/iutd.1384759    Full Text (PDF)

Dini Bağlamı Dönüştürmek: İmparator VI. Leo ve Kilise Üzerindeki Üstünlük Mücadelesi

Nathan Leidholm

Bizans İmparatoru VI. Leo (886-912), tahta çıktıktan sonra kilise üzerinde imparatorluk hegemonyasının yeniden kurulması gerektiğini anlar. Bu makale VI. Leo’nun dini örgütlenmenin üzerindeki hakimiyetini yeniden kurmasını amaçlayan programının ayrıntılı bir tanımını sunmaktadır. Bu değişimde VI. Leo’nun çabaları vaazları (homiliai) da dahil olmak üzere belirgin bir bütünlük, bağlantı ve tutarlılık sergiler. VI. Leo’nun izlediği yolun planlama ve uygulama aşamasında tekil ve sistematik bir programın parçası olduğu söylenebilir. Makale özellikle günümüz araştırmacıları tarafından yeterince tanınmayan VI. Leo’nun vaazlarının (homiliai) izlenen yoldaki katkılarından dolayı, uyguladığı programın parçası olduğunu öne sürer.


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