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22 08, 2017

Who were the Nestorians? History of Christianity

By |2017-08-22T17:18:53-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

A Nestorian cross on a tombstone from Kazakhstan (1300s AD) In 428 AD, when Pulcheria and Eudocia were running the Roman Empire, a bishop named Nestorius became the Patriarch of Constantinople. That's like being the Pope but for people [...]

22 08, 2017

Byzantine Iconoclasm: History of Christianity

By |2019-09-09T19:03:29-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Medieval, Religion|0 Comments

Byzantine iconoclasm: an Icon of St. Nicholas (Russia) Byzantine iconoclasm By the early 700s AD, the Roman Empire had seen four hundred years of religious arguments about what or who Jesus Christ was. The Arians believed that [...]