Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium

Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium

The first full-length, interdisciplinary study of the Greek performing arts - theatre, rhetoric and ritual - between antiquity and the Renaissance.

Author: Andrew Walker White

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107073852

Category: History

Page: 278

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The first full-length, interdisciplinary study of the Greek performing arts - theatre, rhetoric and ritual - between antiquity and the Renaissance.
Categories: History

Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium

Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium

Although the relationship between religious practices and ritual is not a new field
of inquiry, research into the link ... 104 Andrew Walker White, Performing
Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 5.

Author: Andrew Mellas

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108487597

Category: History

Page: 222

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Emotions in Byzantium came to life through hymnody, which invited the faithful to step into a liturgical world of compunction.
Categories: History

Reading in the Byzantine Empire and Beyond

Reading in the Byzantine Empire and Beyond

13 A. W. White, Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium (Cambridge, 2015); R.
Nelson, 'Emphatic Vision: Looking at and with a Performative Byzantine Miniature
', Art History,30 (2007), 489–502. 14 G. Althoff, Die Macht der Rituale. Symbolik ...

Author: Teresa Shawcross

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108304900

Category: History

Page:

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Offering a comprehensive introduction to the history of books, readers and reading in the Byzantine Empire and its sphere of influence, this volume addresses a paradox. Advanced literacy was rare among imperial citizens, being restricted by gender and class. Yet the state's economic, religious and political institutions insisted on the fundamental importance of the written record. Starting from the materiality of codices, documents and inscriptions, the volume's contributors draw attention to the evidence for a range of interactions with texts. They examine the role of authors, compilers and scribes. They look at practices such as the close perusal of texts in order to produce excerpts, notes, commentaries and editions. But they also analyse the social implications of the constant intersection of writing with both image and speech. Showcasing current methodological approaches, this collection of essays aims to place a discussion of Byzantium within the mainstream of medieval textual studies.
Categories: History

Dissertations on Subjects Relating to the Orthodox Or Eastern Catholic Communion

Dissertations on Subjects Relating to the  Orthodox  Or  Eastern Catholic  Communion

... we come to an imitative period ; in which the ceremonial of the Byzantine Court
, with all its hyperbole and hypocrisy ... proper performance of them , men
commonly fell into a perfunctory and merely external performance of the ritual , or
of ...

Author: William Palmer

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB10775535

Category: Anglikaner

Page: 336

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Categories: Anglikaner

Dissertations on subjects relating to the Orthodox or Eastern Catholic Communion

Dissertations on subjects relating to the    Orthodox    or    Eastern Catholic    Communion

... we come to an imitative period ; in which the ceremonial of the Byzantine Court
, with all its hyperbole and hypocrisy ... proper performance of them , men
commonly fell into a perfunctory and merely external performance of the ritual , or
of ...

Author: William PALMER (M.A., Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.)

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0018851565

Category:

Page:

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Images from the Byzantine Periphery

Images from the Byzantine Periphery

Strange as it may seem , Catholics converted to the Orthodox faith in Cyprus
during the decade following the Council of Florence . They were numerous ... The
first was issued in 1521 by Pope Leo I ; it forbade Latin priests from performing
services in Orthodox churches . ... Orthodox ritual , for as a declaration of faith he
4 .

Author: Efthalia C. Constantinides

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015082653984

Category: Art, Byzantine

Page: 293

View: 597

Categories: Art, Byzantine

A History of the Liturgy of St John Chrysostom The communion thanksgiving and concluding rites

A History of the Liturgy of St  John Chrysostom  The communion  thanksgiving  and concluding rites

And he shrugs off the question of sexual relations between two girls with the
startling comment , " Better than doing it with a man ... 162ff , 199ff , also deals
with issues of sexuality in Byzantium , since Byzantine Orthodox rituals of “
brotherhood ...

Author: Robert F. Taft

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132831574

Category: Eastern churches

Page: 857

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Categories: Eastern churches

Byzantine Studies

Byzantine Studies

... of the Ritual was to be found rather in the liturgy of the feast and especially in
the visualization of the event in Orthodox ... As a living tableau , the participants
become , according to the Byzantine doctrine of images , tangible
representations of ... In doing so he elicits immediate historical and
eschatological connections .

Author: Henrik Birnbaum

Publisher: Aristide d Caratzas Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015029447672

Category: History

Page: 188

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Categories: History

The Orthodox Churches and the Secular State

The Orthodox Churches and the Secular State

The Synodal Decrees , known as the Stoglav , the Hundred Chapters , were
greatly resented by the other Orthodox Churches , and by many Russians . ... the
Tsar's Imperial title and suggested that his legate would be prepared to perform a
coronation - ceremony as his deputy . ... The ceremony roughly followed the
Byzantine ritual and many of the actual words and acclamations used at
Byzantine ...

Author: Steven Runciman

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015011318568

Category: Church and state

Page: 110

View: 135

Categories: Church and state

The New Hungarian Quarterly

The New Hungarian Quarterly

And yet , the osculum secretarii generalis , a political gesture smacking - literally -
of Byzantine Orthodox ritual is , I ... The young Bolshevik revolutionaries ,
committed to doing away with the illusions attached to ecclesiastical ceremony ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556021957733

Category: Hungarian literature

Page:

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Categories: Hungarian literature

First Intensity

First Intensity

The people are dour and hostile on their way to cliff churches to perform ancient
Orthodox rituals . The old women in ... The sultan that took Byzantium all came
down from the mountains , as did the Turkish armies ' elite . A culture evolved of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105115047685

Category: Fiction

Page:

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Categories: Fiction

Traditions Encounters

Traditions   Encounters

During the seventeenth century the Russian Orthodox church experienced a
bitter dispute between reformers who sought to adapt ritual and liturgy from ...
because community members receive divine grace not as individuals , but by
meeting and performing rituals together . ... the Kremlin in Moscow , churches in
the Byzantine was the most prominent seat of authority in the Russian Orthodox
style .

Author: Jerry H. Bentley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 0072489936

Category: Intercultural communication

Page: 1169

View: 373

Categories: Intercultural communication

The Inner Cohesion Between the Bible and the Fathers in Byzantine Tradition

The Inner Cohesion Between the Bible and the Fathers in Byzantine Tradition

Ceremonial performance of public readings in the Liturgy of the Orthodox Church
The reading from Scripture ( ņi áváy vwoic ) in the Byzantine liturgy is a multi -
layered ritual , which is described in minute detail in the liturgical books $ 339 .

Author: Stefan Mattheus Royé

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X030695200

Category: Cataloging of manuscripts

Page: 247

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Categories: Cataloging of manuscripts

Performing Ecstasies

Performing Ecstasies

Music, Dance, and Ritual in the Mediterranean Luisa Del Giudice, Nancy
Elizabeth Van Deusen ... St . Constantine , who in Greek Orthodox tradition is
considered to be the founder of the Byzantine Empire and the savior of Christian
religion .

Author: Nancy Elizabeth Van Deusen

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114739365

Category: Ecstatic dance

Page: 294

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Categories: Ecstatic dance

Discipline and Diversity

Discipline and Diversity

38 The message of orthodoxy was also graphically communicated in Byzantine
church decoration and icons at a ... The ritual burning or destruction of heretical
books is a further example of display and performance , and again there are ...

Author: Ecclesiastical History Society. Summer Meeting

Publisher: Ecclesiastical History Society

ISBN: STANFORD:36105129807413

Category: Religion

Page: 427

View: 369

New essays on a central dichotomy of history and theology, the need to reconcile the diversity of the Church with a unifying discipline.
Categories: Religion

The Legend of the Novgorodian White Cowl

The Legend of the Novgorodian White Cowl

Maybe the performance of the ritual within the Palm Sunday procession in
Novgorod ( which , as all investigators agree ... 18 ) which was close in its pattern
to that of the Palm Sunday procession ( within which the Strator Service was
never performed in Byzantium . Cf. ibid . ... of a bishop of the Russian Orthodox
Church do not include references to the performance of the Strator Service on
this occasion .

Author: Miroslav Labunka

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000081010351

Category: Legends

Page: 339

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Categories: Legends

The Past is Always Present

The Past is Always Present

The Revival of the Byzantine Musical Tradition at Mount Athos Tore Tvarnø Lind
... book represents an ethnographic encounter with Greek Orthodox monks and
their music. ... relegated to the past (ritual and performance practices in the
Byzantine and post-Byzantine eras).3 Through conversations with monks and
living with ...

Author: Tore Tvarnø Lind

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810881471

Category: Music

Page: 241

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In The Past Is Always Present, Tore Tvarno Lind examines the musical revival of Greek Orthodox chant at the monastery of Vatopaidi within the monastic society of Mount Athos, Greece. In particular, Lind focuses on the musical activities at the monastery and the meaning of the past in the monks' efforts at improving their musical performance practice through an emphasis on tradition. Based on a decade of intense fieldwork and extensive interviews with members of Athos' monastic community, Lind covers a vast array of topics. From musical notation and the Greek oral tradition to CD covers and music production, the tension between tradition and modernity in the musical activity of the Athonite community raises a clear challenge to the quest to bring together Orthodox spirituality and quietude with musical production. The Past Is Always Present addresses all of these matters by focusing on the significance and meaning of the local chanting style. As Lind argues, Byzantine chant cannot be fully grasped in musicological terms alone, outside the context of prayer. Yet because chant is fundamentally a way of communicating with God, the sound generated must be exactly right, pushing issues of music notation, theory, and performance practice to the forefront. Byzantine chant, Lind ultimately argues, is a modern phenomenon as the monastic communities of Mount Athos negotiate with the realities of modern Orthodox identity in Greece. By reporting on the musical revival activities of this remarkable community through the topics of notation, musical theory, drone-singing, and spiritual silence, Lind looks at the ways in which Athonite heritage is shaped, touching upon the Byzantine chant's contemporary relationship with practice of pilgrimage and the phenomenon of religious tourism. Offering unique insights into the monastic culture at Mount Athos, The Past Is Always Present is for those especially interested in sacred music, past and present Greek culture, monastic life, religious tourism, and the fields of ethnomusicology and anthropology."
Categories: Music

Encyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire

Encyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire

Mostly , the unaccompanied chants of the Eastern Orthodox rite is what we know
of Byzantine music . ... It was only in the last half of the twelfth century that the full
system of In the early Byzantine period performing on musical instruments was
connected with prostitution ... Such ritual chants , unaccompanied by instruments
, were used by Jews , Egyptian Christians , Mozarabs and various Asian religions
.

Author: Jennifer Lawler

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: UCSC:32106017746220

Category: History

Page: 366

View: 909

Containing more than fifteen hundred entries, an encyclopedia of life in Eastern Europe during the Middle Ages includes genealogies of Byzantine rulers, a chronology of emperors, and maps of the Empire at various stages.
Categories: History