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  Istanbul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as the Byzantine Empire.
The seat of the Patriarch of Constantinople, spiritual leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church, remains.
The seat of the Patriarch of Constantinople, spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox Church is in Istanbul.
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Constantinople occupies one of the most beautiful and advantageous sites in the world, uniting as it does Europe with Asia and putting in communication the Black Sea and all Southern Russia with the greater part of Europe and Asia, and even with distant America.
Constantinople had, therefore, to sustain numberless sieges; it was attacked in 378 by the Goths, by the Avars and Persians during the reign of Heraclius (610-41), by the Arabs during the reign of Constantine Pogonatus (668-85), and again by the Arabs under Moslemeh in 717; many times also by Bulgarians, Patzinaks, Russians, and Khazars.
The first period of the schism was coeval, especially at Constantinople, with a remarkable literary revival, inaugurated as early as the tenth century by the Macedonian dynasty and carried to its perfection under the Comneni and the Palæologi.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04301a.htm   (7386 words)

 CONSTANTINOPLE - Online Information article about CONSTANTINOPLE
Turks in 1422 and 1453• The city wastaken in 1204, and became the seat of a Latin empire until 1261, when it was recovered by the Greeks.
On the 29th of May 1453 Constantinople ceased to be the capital of the Roman empire in the East, and became the capital of the Ottoman dominion.
prelate of Eastern Christeadom, Constantinople was characterized by a strong theological and ecclesiastical temperament.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /COM_COR/CONSTANTINOPLE.html   (6516 words)

 St. John Chrysostom 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
During the fourth century Pagans, Manichaeans, Gnostics, Arians and "Spirit Fighters" (soon to be silenced at the Council of Constantinople in 381), Apollinarians and Jews had their adherents in Antioch.
The bishop of Constantinople for all practical purposes was head of the whole Byzantine episcopate.
The Church in Constantinople had its problems: luxurious living in the episcopal household with frequent banquets, clergy who kept women housekeepers vowed to virginity, avarice and luxury among some of the clergy, a murderer and adulterer among the deacons, some monks roaming about aimlessly without discipline and some ecclesiastical widows living in a wordly manner.
www.monksofadoration.org /chrysos2.html   (1699 words)

 Saints of June 27
He was present at the Synod of Oak during which Theophilus engineered the deposition of Saint John Chrysostom's, patriarch of Constantinople, whom he himself believed to be guilty.
In 428, Nestorius, a priest-monk of Antioch, was made archbishop Constantinople.
Samson was a distinguished citizen of Constantinople who studied medicine and was ordained priest in order to devote his life to the spiritual and physical care of the sick and destitute.
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 Encyclopedia | ENCYCLOPEDIA
The 4th century archbishop of Constantinople, St. Chrysostom (347-407) is widely regarded as being a zealous, golden-tongued orator and highly regarded biblical interpreter.
Some writers insinuate that it had been greatly augmented by the books of the cardinal Sirlet, archbishop of Saragossa, and by those of a Spanish ambassador, which render it still more complete; but the greatest part of it was destroyed by thunder in the year 1670.
It was in the reign of this monarch, that the royal library was removed from the convent of Cordeliers to be deposited in a large house in the Ruë de l'Harpe, that belonged to the friars of this order.
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 The Chaldean Church - Christians in Iraq
The Church of the East eventually succumbed to this heresy in large part due to its aversion to the influence of the Church of Constantinople.
In rejecting the orthodox resolutions of the Council of Ephesus in 431, the Church of the East separated itself from the Universal Church and was thereafter known as the Nestorian Church.
(2) Its version of the Nicene Creed, like that of the Armenian Church, is in the formulation which emerged from the Council of Nicea unamended by the later Council of Constantinople.
www.byzantines.net /epiphany/chaldean.htm   (1969 words)

 Encyclopedia of Pentecostal History of Tongues: 150 AD - 1901 AD
Augustine wrote against the movement, and the Council at Constantinople decreed that Montanism was tantamount to paganism.
John Chrysostom (A.D. 347-407), who was Archbishop of Constantinople until banished in the year 403, because of his attacks on immorality, wrote: "Whoever was baptised in apostolic days, he straightway spake with tongues...
Whoever was baptized he straightway spoke with tongues… They at once on their baptism received the Spirit… [They] began to speak, one in the tongue of the Persians, another in that of the Romans, another in that of the Indians, or in some other language.
www.bible.ca /tongues-history.htm   (13981 words)

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