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This number of Latin texts, released in a brand new variation with an English translation, attracts at the wealthy hagiographical corpus of Anastasius, papal diplomat, secretary and translator in overdue ninth-century Rome. The texts obstacle arguable figures: Pope Martin I (649-653), whose competition to the imperially-sponsored doctrines of monenergism and monothelitism observed him exiled to Cherson the place he died in 654, and Maximus the Confessor, an japanese monk condemned to endure amputation and exile to Lazica for comparable purposes in 662. the writer seeks to put those works of their political context, specifically the becoming hostility among the jap and western church buildings within the past due 9th century, and to evaluate Anastasius's contribution to the deteriorating family members among the 2 via his translations of hagiography.

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This choice of Latin texts, released in a brand new variation with an English translation, attracts at the wealthy hagiographical corpus of Anastasius, papal diplomat, secretary and translator in overdue ninth-century Rome. The texts crisis debatable figures: Pope Martin I (649-653), whose competition to the imperially-sponsored doctrines of monenergism and monothelitism observed him exiled to Cherson the place he died in 654, and Maximus the Confessor, an jap monk condemned to endure amputation and exile to Lazica for related purposes in 662.

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7-9: ... quin potius principibus mundi non solum christianae, sed et externae religionis pro domo Domini murum inexpugnabilis veritatis obposuerit et constantia fortis invectionis arguerit. 64 (s. IX/X). Cf, Catalogue général des manuscrits det departements 11,62. t0 MGH Anastasius writes that the pricst ol the church where and John's tbast was to celebrated "the next day" (31 875), had presscd him to translate this passion, even he was busy with many other things, and in poor health. praises Sophronius for the works he wrote for the tion of the faithful - his homilies and hagiographic writing Ênd for clearly preaching the orthodox faith (by which the ic to understand two energies and two wills in Christ).

Anastasius' Latin version of 871 is the only record that survives of this council. which contributed greatly to the increasing division between [ilsl and West, culminating in the great schism of 1054. l3a Anastasius dedicated his translation of the AcIs of the Savrtttlt Ecumenical Council, held at Nicaea in 787 to contlcttrtr iconoclasm, to Pope John VIII in 873, the first year ol' ltt', pontificate. In his preface to the pope, Anastasius declares tltitt tl was not proper for the papal archives to hold a copy of the Acl,r ttl the Eighth Ecumenical Council, while they did not have a tlcrccttl record of the Seventh Ecumenical Council.

2. as ltrrmosus was a powerful figure in Roman nslir:irl Politics, thc bishop entrusted with the Bulgarian rrr irr 8(r(r,a')and la(cr pope (tl9l-96). Anastasius seems to have llirrrrr«rsus as long as he complied with the wishes of Niclrolrrs. 5u Funrursus was to head the embassy to Charles the Bald to hltrr lo ltomc ltrr a coronation but he continued his lo l'opc John VIII. 5l hnn pointccl out that all three of these early works, the Johtr llre Alrnsgiver, Basil and John the Calibite, concern mintr who wcre not martyrs, unlike the subjects of f ftr ,1, 4(12.

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