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Alexios I Komnenos and his Church Policy
Alexios I Komnenos and his Church Policy

Author(s): Iakovos Menelaou
Subject(s): Philosophy, Theology and Religion
Published by: Ideas Forum International Academic and Scientific Association
Keywords: Komnenoi; Foundations; Monasticism; Diegesis Merike; Dogmatic Panoply;

Summary/Abstract: Alexios I Komnenos has been characterized as a gifted military leader.Nevertheless, apart from his military career and after he took the throne, Alexiosproceeded to certain measures in order to revive an empire in condition ofdecline. Alexios established himself as a defender of Orthodoxy, since he helpedmonasticism, fought heresies and supported the building or renewal offoundations, such as monasteries and churches. In this paper, I deal with Alexios’church policy and how he defended Orthodoxy

  • Issue Year: 4/2018
  • Issue No: 07
  • Page Range: 118 - 128
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English