Gothic Christians in Constantinople: the Arians

Author: Jurík, Mirón
Source document: Graeco-Latina Brunensia. 2021, vol. 26, iss. 1, pp. 81-93
Extent
81-93
  • ISSN
    1803-7402 (print)
    2336-4424 (online)
Type: Article
Language
English
Abstract(s)
This paper deals with the topic of Christian Goths in Constantinople, who, at the turn of the 4th to the 5th century, played an important role in the history of religious matters in the city. A significant part of these were of Arian confession, which was forbidden as heresy from the ascension of Theodosius I. Thanks to the Nicene Christian authors who actively fought Arianism, we are able to reconstruct the development of the Arian Gothic community in Constantinople and its most distinguished members. The topic of Nicene Goths in Constantinople will be presented in a follow-up paper, to be published in the next issue of Graeco-Latina Brunensia.
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