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The hidden tradition in Europe, Yuri Stoyanov

Label
The hidden tradition in Europe
Title
The hidden tradition in Europe
Statement of responsibility
Yuri Stoyanov
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Christianity has always defined itself through fierce opposition to powerful 'heresies'; yet it is only recently that we have begun to retrieve these remarkable, underground traditions, buried beneath the contempt of the Church." "Of these 'heresies' the greatest challenge to the medieval Church was posed by the 'Great Heresy' of the Cathars, who saw themselves as inheritors of a true and long-concealed Christian tradition, but who were also heirs to the age-long teachings of Dualism - the doctrine that cosmos and man are constant battlegrounds between the two principal and irreconcilably opposed forces of good and evil. The Cathars, who were savagely suppressed in the thirteenth century, are the best-known medieval adherents and martyrs of Dualism, but yet behind them we can still glimpse 'one of the most elusive and tenacious heretical sects of the Middle Ages' - the Balkan Bogomils." "In this superb piece of scholarly detective work Yuri Stoyanov charts the descent and evolution of Dualism, from the revelations of Zoroaster and the Orphics, via the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Mithraic Mysteries and the great Gnostic teachers, to reconstruct its medieval revival in Europe. His book casts fresh light on some of the most obscure aspects of the history and the teachings of the Bogomils and the Cathars and illuminates unsuspected religious and political undercurrents that lie beneath the surface of official history."--Jacket
Cataloging source
Uk
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1961-
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Stoyanov, Yuri
Dewey number
273/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BT1319
LC item number
.S76 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christian heresies
  • Church history
Label
The hidden tradition in Europe, Yuri Stoyanov
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover has subtitle: The secret history of Medieval Christian heresy
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1. The Dualist Reformation. Two Principles. Twin Spirits. Spirit and Flesh. Creator and Destroyer. The Father of Light and Darkness. The 'Anointed' and the 'King of Babylon'. Creator and Accuser. The Prince of Light and the Angel of Darkness -- Ch. 2. Syncretism and Orthodoxy. Three Empires. Syncretism in the East. Mithras the Mediator. Michael and Samael. Demiurge and Redeemer. The Throne and the Altar. The Prophet of Babylon. The Father of Greatness and the Prince of Darkness. The Diffusion of the 'Religion of Light'. Successors in Byzantium -- Ch. 3. The Rise of the Great Heresy. From the Steppes to the Balkans. Kans and Emperors. Paganism, Heresy and Christianity. Rome, Constantinople and Theprice. The Anniversary of Zoroaster. The Descent of the 'Manichaean Darkness'. The Riddle of Bogomil Beginnings. The Time of Troubles
  • The Heresy in Anatolia. The Three Principles of the Thracian Euchites. The Crusades of Alexius Comnenus. Trials in Constantinople. Manuel Comnenus and Stefan Nemanja -- Ch. 4. The Dualist Communion. Heresy in the West. The Rise of Catharism. Catharism in Languedoc. The Council at St-Felix and the Dualist Churches. The Schism -- Ch. 5. The Crusade Against Dualism. Councils and Crusades. Suppression and Resistance. The Fall of Montsegur. Rome and the Balkan Heresy. The Decline of Catharism. The Antipope. The Bosnian Church and Ecclesia Sclavoniae. The Hesychast Mystics and the Bogomils. Heresy and Politics in Bosnia. The Fate of Balkan Dualism -- Ch. 6. The Dualist Legends. Christ-Michael and Samael-Satan. The Good God and the God of Evil. Bethlehem and Capernaum
Control code
ocm31374846
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780140193190
Lccn
95113561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31374846
Label
The hidden tradition in Europe, Yuri Stoyanov
Publication
Note
Cover has subtitle: The secret history of Medieval Christian heresy
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1. The Dualist Reformation. Two Principles. Twin Spirits. Spirit and Flesh. Creator and Destroyer. The Father of Light and Darkness. The 'Anointed' and the 'King of Babylon'. Creator and Accuser. The Prince of Light and the Angel of Darkness -- Ch. 2. Syncretism and Orthodoxy. Three Empires. Syncretism in the East. Mithras the Mediator. Michael and Samael. Demiurge and Redeemer. The Throne and the Altar. The Prophet of Babylon. The Father of Greatness and the Prince of Darkness. The Diffusion of the 'Religion of Light'. Successors in Byzantium -- Ch. 3. The Rise of the Great Heresy. From the Steppes to the Balkans. Kans and Emperors. Paganism, Heresy and Christianity. Rome, Constantinople and Theprice. The Anniversary of Zoroaster. The Descent of the 'Manichaean Darkness'. The Riddle of Bogomil Beginnings. The Time of Troubles
  • The Heresy in Anatolia. The Three Principles of the Thracian Euchites. The Crusades of Alexius Comnenus. Trials in Constantinople. Manuel Comnenus and Stefan Nemanja -- Ch. 4. The Dualist Communion. Heresy in the West. The Rise of Catharism. Catharism in Languedoc. The Council at St-Felix and the Dualist Churches. The Schism -- Ch. 5. The Crusade Against Dualism. Councils and Crusades. Suppression and Resistance. The Fall of Montsegur. Rome and the Balkan Heresy. The Decline of Catharism. The Antipope. The Bosnian Church and Ecclesia Sclavoniae. The Hesychast Mystics and the Bogomils. Heresy and Politics in Bosnia. The Fate of Balkan Dualism -- Ch. 6. The Dualist Legends. Christ-Michael and Samael-Satan. The Good God and the God of Evil. Bethlehem and Capernaum
Control code
ocm31374846
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780140193190
Lccn
95113561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31374846

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