A selection of writings on the relations between the Byzantines and the ‘Abbasids.
By Maria Vaiou
The capture of Melitene in 750-1. „No. 284“ weiterlesen
built in Constantinople by the Theodosian dynasty (379‒457)
By Maria Vaiou
St. Prodromus in Arcadianais
Attributed to the emperor Arcadius by the patriographers but they can hardly be trusted as they may have been led by the etymology of the word Arcadianae. Mentioned also in the Synaxarion of Constantinople [Syn C.].
Patria, iii, 25; Georgii Codini: excerpta de antiquitatibus Constantinopolitanis (Paris, 1655), 37‒64, 40 [=Cod.]; R. Janin, Les églises et les monastères, 2nd „No. 283“ weiterlesen
ALMANYA’DA DİN ÖĞRETİMİNİN HUKUKİ TEMELLERİ VE İSLAM DİN DERSLERİ
Legal Foundations of Religious Education in Germany and Islamic Religion. Lessons
Alman Anayasası velilere, öğrencilere ve dinî cemaatlere eğitim alanında haklar ve yetkiler tanımaktadır. Buna göre veliler ve öğrenciler doğrudan hak sahibi iken dinî cemaatler bu hakkın devletle birlikte taşıyıcısı ve uygulayıcısıdır. Anayasa; devletin, din dersi verme sorumluluğunu dinî cemaatlerle paylaşması gerektiğini ve din derslerini, dinî cemaatlerle uyum, anlaşma ve iş birliği içerisinde vermek zorunda olduğunu hükme bağlamıştır. Bu bağlamda din „No. 280“ weiterlesen
Byzantine churches or monasteries of Constantinople and its suburbs built/rebuilt by high officials, patriarchs and other personalities
By Maria Vaiou
St. Paul the Confessor
First mentioned as epi Paulon by the fifth century church historian Socrates. It was originally built by Paul’s, a former bishop of the city who was exiled after Constantius, successor and rival bishop Macedonius (342-60). The tanslation of Paul’s relics to Constantinople took place by the emperor Theodosius I (379–95). Mentioned by the Notitia to have been in the VII Region. The Goths after the revolt of their chief Gainas (d. before 401) sought asylum there but the church was set on fire and were burnt alive. It was rebuilt shortly after. The church existed until the thirteenth century. The grave of the „No. 279“ weiterlesen
The Tenderness of Shiva
Existential experiences of the Tamil divine singer Manikkavasagar according to the collection of his holy songs Tiruvasagam[i]
In the Tiruvasagam[i], which are his songs in honour of Shiva, the Tamil singer Manikkavasagar (born about 800 A.D.) praises the miracle of his completely undeserved salvation from karmic illusion which he owes to his divine Father and Lord Shiva, the kind, friend and blessing-bringer.[ii] „No. 276“ weiterlesen
John Calvin – a pioneer of the spirit of capitalism?
by Edmund Weber
The thesis John Calvin (1509-1564) was the religious initiator of modern capitalist mentality is inconsistent with his teaching; just the opposite is true. Calvin represented a very traditional i.e. non- or even ant-capitalist socio-economic position. There one does not find on his doctrine what could have fostered and prepared a so-called spirit of capitalism.
Keywords: John Calvin this-sided and other-sided predestination spirit of capitalism „No. 275“ weiterlesen
Byzantium and the pre-Islamic Arabs:
a selection of religious, hagiographical and ecclesiastical sources
by Maria Vaiou
I dedicate this work to my father, Apostolos Vaiou, who died last year.
Hagiographies, martyrologies (Byzantine, Latin, Coptic, Syriac)
Acts of martyrs=G. Hoffmann, Auszüge aus den syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer übersetzt und durch Untersuchungen zur historischen Topographie erläutert (Leipzig, 1880). „No. 274“ weiterlesen
Die Geschichte des Wüstenarabers (A‛rābī) und seiner Frau:
Eine Maṯnawī-Geschichte über die seelische Reise und das Verhältnis von Vernunft und Seele
Von Dilek Güldütuna
Die wesentliche Glaubenslehre des Islam ist das Bekenntnis der Einheit Gottes (Tawḥīd). Jalāluddīn Rūmī (g. 1273) erzählt in einer der längsten Geschichten seiner Maṯnawī die geistige Entwicklung des Menschen, bis er von Zwiespalt, Zweifel und Sorge befreit wird und so Tawḥīd, d.h. Einheit und Frieden in sich erreicht. Die Geschichte des Wüstenarabers (A‛rābī) und seiner Frau, welche in diesem Artikel behandelt wird, legt die Stufen der geistigen „No. 273“ weiterlesen
A selected bibliography on Arab-Byzantine, Byzantine and Islamic coinage
By Maria Vaiou
_____, Checklist of Islamic coins, 3rd ed. (Santa Rosa, 2011). „No. 272“ weiterlesen