Item description for Philomathestatos: Studies in Greek Patristic and Byzantine Texts Presented to Jacques Noret for His Sixty-Fifth Birthday by B. Janssens, B. Roosen & P. Van Deun...
The present volume has been prepared in honour of Prof dr Jacques Noret, member of the Institute for Palaeochristian and Byzantine Studies of the Catholic University of Leuven and editor of the Series Graeca of the Corpus Christianorum. It contains the contributions of some forty leading scholars - M. Bibikov, C. Boudignon, P. Canart, W. Clarysse, G. Conticello, V. Conticello, J. Declerck, K. Demoen, D. Desmet, G. Dorival, R.Y. Ebied, M. Featherstone, S. Gysens, H. Hauben, A. Jacob, B. Janssens, P. Karlin-Hayter, M. Kohlbacher, C. Laga, C. Mace, N. Maes, B. Markesinis, J. Munitiz, B. Neil, J. Nesbitt, Th. Olajos, M. Pirard, G. Podskalsky, C. Riedweg, B. Roosen, J. Schamp, J. Scharpe, D. Sieswerda, M. Starowieyski, C. Steel, A. Tihon, Fr. Thomson, P. Van Deun, J. Van Reeth, J. Verheyden, S. Voicu, L.R. Wickham and U. Zanetti - and focuses on the themes dear to the honoree: critical editions of Patristic or Byzantine texts; the transmission and contents of literary works of the Patristic and Byzantine era; Byzantine hagiography; Byzantine history and institutions; Byzantine palaeography, codicology, ecdotical techniques, and the orthography, accentuation and punctuation of later Greek texts; Byzantine vocabulary and language; cultural and religious developments in Byzantium.
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Studio: Peeters Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 6.58" Height: 1.55" Weight: 3.45 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2004
Publisher David Brown
ISBN 9042914599 ISBN13 9789042914599
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Festschrift for Noret contains Significant Scholarship May 23, 2005
Philomathestatos: Studies in Greek and Byzantine Texts Presented to Jacques Noret for his Sixty-Fifth Birthday/Etudes de Patristique Grecque et Textes byzantins Offerts a Jacques Noret a l'occasion de ses soixante-cinq ans edited by B. Janssens, B Roosen, P. Van Deun(Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta: Peeters) (Studies in English/ French) On May 18, 2004 Jacques Noret will reach the age of 65, a milestone both on the personal and professional level marked by his retirement from our Institute, and an excellent opportunity to celebrate this renowned scholar with a Festschrift. In order to lend coherence to the Festschrift, the focus is on the themes so dear to the honoree: critical editions of Patristic or Byzantine texts (B. Markesinis has discovered some interesting new texts of Evagrios Pontikos; R.Y. Ebied and L.R. Wickham have edited some Syriac; Declerck presents the critical edition of some short texts attributed to Nicephorus I, patriarch of Constantinople; B. Janssens and P. Van Deun concentrate on the poems of the later author George Amiroutzes); the transmission and contents of literary works of the Patristic and Byzantine era (G. Dorival analyses a text of Eusebios of Caesarea; C. Macé and M. Kohlbacher concentrate on Gregory of Nazianzus; S.J. Voicu focuses on the origins of the corpus pseudochrysostomi¬cum; Chr. Riedweg examines a text of Cyril of Alexandria; C. Steel deals with his beloved authors Proklos and Denys the Areo¬pagite; J.W. Nesbitt presents a study on the sixth-century author Alexander the Monk; Chr. Boudignon and B. Roosen deal with Maximus the Confessor, the former re-examining the Maximus' oeuvre in search of new data on the saint's life, the latter adding some new information to the transmission of the Documents vitam Maximi Confessoris illustrantia; in three different articles M. Bibikov, J. Munitiz, and D.Tj. Sieswerda together with F. Thomson,
concentrate on [Pseudo]-Anastasios of Sinai; J. Schamp exp1ore once again the Bibliotheca of Photius, a topic to which the contri¬bution by S. Gysens is also devoted; K. Demoen deals with a poen of John Geometres; C.G. Giuseppe Conticello connects Theophy¬lact of Bulgaria with Thomas Aquinas, while Vassa Conticello pre¬sents her findings on an anthology attributed to John of Damascus appending the text of some unpublished fragments of Severus of Antioch);
Byzantine hagiography (M. Starowieyski deals with the Quo vadis? episode; J. Verheyden with the pseudepigraphic Ascension of Isaiah; A. Jacob with saint Vincent of Saragossa; J. Van Reed with the dossier of St George, and U. Zanetti with the legend of the Three Hebrews in the furnace, offering a critical edition of some( Coptic fragments); Byzantine history and institutions (P. Karlin-Hayter investigates the Acts of SS David, Symeon and George, a very important source fo: the iconoclastic controversy; Th. Olajos contributes an article on the history of the Avars; N. Maes studies the role of empresses; during the Macedonian dynasty, while an episode in the Islamo-Byzantine relations is unravelled in the article of D. De Smet); Byzantine palaeography, codicology, ecdotical techniques, and the orthography, accentuation and punctuation of later Greek texts (C Laga focuses on the punctuation of Byzantine manuscripts; J. Fea therstone takes a closer look at the orthography of the De cerimonus; Monseigneur Canart deals with the palimpsests of the Vatican Library, while M. Pirard elucidates a colophon in a Vatican manus cript); Byzantine vocabulary and language (W. Clarysse studies the his tory of a Greek verb); cultural and religious developments in Byzantium (the articles o H. Hauben and Br. Neil deal with Early Byzantine Kourion and with Cyril and Methodius respectively; A. Tihon offers a technical study of some Byzantine computation treatises dealing with the date of Easter; the contribution of G. Podskalsky studies the pai played by Judas Iskariot in Byzantine exegesis and J. Scharpé dis cusses some Russian icons).