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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... engagement with Byzantine iconoclasm and argues that by appropriating elements of Byzantine Aristotelian theology in order to undergird a postsecularist argument, the modern critic dehistoricizes ideas that were firmly rooted in East Roman social, political, and cultural contexts in a manner that ultimately...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 127–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... aftermath of the Allies’ defeat of the Ottomans in World War I, which would reestablish the former borders of the Byzantine Empire. Like virtually every excursion we undertook that year, what hap- pened on this winter journey turned out almost from the beginning to be far from what we had expected...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 189–209.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... Renier also must protect his beloved Ydoine and her lands from invading rival Muslim forces. In his travels, he helps a young Byzantine ruler secure the throne in Greece, vanquishes Muslim foes in Sicily, and even forms alliances with Muslims in the Holy Land. Renier and Ydoine—who eventually converts...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of longer and more focused studies, each an examination of the consequences for particular intellectual constellations— from Byzantine history (Dimitris Krallis) to feminist and queer theory (Sadia Abbas, Nikita Dhawan), political theology (Jason Stevens, Gourgouris), and postcolonial criticism...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 107–121.
Published: 01 August 2023
... invasions left intact. . . . This was the most essential event of European history which had occurred since the Punic Wars. It was the end of the classic tradition. It was the beginning of the Middle Ages, and it happened at the very moment when Europe was on the way to becoming Byzantinized” (Pirenne 2001...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 123–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of artificial stones in place of precious ones at the coronation of the Byzantine emperor in 1347, the empire now so impoverished. But the dovetailing of pathos and grandeur in this photograph is of a somewhat different order. For a Cavafy aged sixty-four, no longer is it a matter of the bruised pride of a once...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 February 2013
... what, from this standpoint, were rightly called the Dark Ages. 144 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 monophysites, Byzantine iconoclasm, Franciscan or Calvinist asceticism, strict Islamism, or Protestant fundamentalism)—must involve a rather nar- row construct of “image” in its most literal sense. Bild...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of these spectacularly successful but ultimately doomed colonies of commerce overlaps with the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hellenism. The Greek Kingdom, eager to expand its borders in what would become the ideology of the “μɛγάλη ιδέα/great idea”—the reconstitution of the Byzantine state...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and dissent in the twelfth-­century, and the func- tion of “character assassination” in Byzantine literature and politics. Vassilis Lambropoulos is the C. P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek at the Univer- sity of Michigan, teaching in the Departments of Classical Studies and Comparative Literature. His...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... individuals and communities operating outside the Greek state: the Egyptiot paroikia , other diaspora communities, or the Graikoi of the Eastern cultural tradition, going back to the Byzantine years. Thirdly, and in a different set of poems, Cavafy's Hellenism is used primarily as code for homosexual desire...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the Umay- yad dynasty, which became traditional within Islamic history, were a con- catenation of preexisting forms already in situ when Muslims arrived, bear- ing traces of a (violent) mixing of Sassanid, Byzantine, Persian, and Judaic forms.24 Such mixing, he claims, is not the exception...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Marilyn , 151 – 92 . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press . Dragoumis Philippos . 1984 . Alexandria 1916: Imerologio . Athens : Dodoni . Ekdawi Sarah . 1996a . “ Cavafy's Byzantium .” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 20 : 17 – 34 . Ekdawi Sarah . 1996b...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 33–55.
Published: 01 August 2023
...” within the wider context of Byzantine, Sasanian, and Greco-Roman history, the medieval period does not seem to function more than as a catch-all term between the classical period—so called because supposed foundational literary and legal genres developed in this period, with everything else following...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 May 2022
... itself. It divided into Eastern and Western halves, adopting Christianity and with it the Bible as a fundamental text. The Byzantine Empire projected norms of Christian rule into the Slavic lands—to great long-term effect. In the West, Charlemagne (768–814) was crowned emperor by the Pope. Charlemagne's...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 February 2017
...), the Eucharist, the elements used in the Eucharist (4th cent.) < ancient Greek mystery, secret, (plural) secret rites, implements used in such rites, in Hellenistic Greek also secret revealed by God, mystical truth, Christian rite, sacrament, in Byzantine Greek also the elements used in the Eucha- rist...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 211–231.
Published: 01 August 2023
... by leprosy in medieval treatments are proof positive of leprosy's incongruity and inappropriate lateness in the present. In addition to living death, leprosy acquires a special association with sex. The fifth-century Byzantine physician Aetius assumed that leprosy was contracted via sexual intercourse...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 May 2023
... for the past one thousand years has been ruled by a bewildering succession of Armenian, Byzantine, Seljuk Turkish, Anatolian, Armenian-Georgian, Mongol, Iranian Safavid, Ottoman, Russian, Armenian and lastly, with the 1921 treaty of Kars, Turkish rulers—often moving from one to the other power several times...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 145–169.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... . Nutzman Megan . 2013 . “ Mary in The Protevangelium of James : A Jewish Woman in the Temple .” Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 53 : 551 – 78 . Peter the Venerable . 1967 . The Letters of Peter the Venerable . Edited by Constable Giles . 2 vols. Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 57–81.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... At the time of writing, we have twenty board members, who bring expertise in fields and languages including musicology, Byzantine studies, art history, medievalism, religious history, Jewish studies, Ethiopian studies, the environmental humanities, film studies, Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Japanese...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 73–124.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., that of the non-Latinate­ Byzantine era, could con- trast sublime biblical creation with the petty and material creation of the pagan Greek philosophers. Whereas for the Greeks “God works in the ser- vice of nature,” among the Christians “God’s creative activity is beyond nature. Thus it happens...