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Author Stallman-Pacitti, Cynthia Jean,
Title The life of Saint Pankratios of Taormina : Greek text, English translation, and commentary / by Cynthia J. Stallman-Pacitti ; edited by John B. Burke.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]

Author Stallman-Pacitti, Cynthia Jean,
Series Byzantina Australiensia ; 22
Byzantina Australiensia ; 22.
Subject Pancras, of Taormina, Saint, -approximately 40.
Life of Saint Pankratios of Taormina.
Christian saints -- Italy -- Taormina -- Biography.
Christian martyrs -- Italy -- Taormina -- Biography.
Alt Name Burke, John, 1945-
Description 1 online resource
Note Outgrowth of the author's thesis (D. Phil.--Oxford, 1986).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 500-513) and index.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Contents Intro; ‎Contents; ‎Editor's Note; ‎Preface; ‎Abbreviations; ‎List of Maps; ‎Introduction; ‎English Summary of the Life of St Pankratios of Taormina; ‎Principal Characters; ‎St Pankratios' Conversion and Early Life; ‎St Pankratios is Given His Commission; ‎The Mission Begins at Taormina; ‎St Pankratios Expounds the Scriptures; ‎St Pankratios Overcomes the Demons; ‎Miracles of Healing; ‎The Army is Converted; ‎The Martyrdom of Two Virgins; ‎The Avar Prisoners Convert; ‎Elidos is Tried; ‎The Deacon Neophytos Dies; ‎Epaphroditos' Mission to Southern Sicily; ‎A Jurisdictional Dispute
‎St Markianos' Mission in Syracuse‎St Markianos Visits Taormina and St Pankratios Visits Syracuse; ‎The Story of Tauros and Menia; ‎Akulinos Attacks Taormina; ‎A Visit from St Pankratios' Slaves; ‎Euagrios Receives His Commission; ‎The Martyrdom of St Pankratios; ‎Euagrios is Consecrated in Rome; ‎Boniphatios is Baptized and a Martyrium is Built; ‎The Nature of the Life of St Pankratios; ‎The Date of the Life; ‎The Provenance of the Life; ‎The Author of the Life; ‎The Sources of the Life; ‎The Life as an Historical Source; ‎The Edition; ‎The Manuscripts; ‎The Textual Tradition
Summary The Life of St Pankratios of Taormina describes the mission and martyrdom of St Pankratios, a disciple of the Apostle Peter sent to evangelize Taormina as its first bishop, and purports to have been written by St Pankratios' successor, Euagrios. The text was composed in the early eighth century and is of Sicilian provenance. The Life contributes to our understanding of the Byzantine attitude to the past and of the novelistic approach to hagiography. It touches on the topography of Sicily and Calabria, ecclesiastical arrangements in Sicily, civil and military administration, the Sicilian language question, church decoration, liturgical rites, book production, and the attitude to religious images.
ISBN 9789004366442 (E-book)
900436644X
9789004366213 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004366210
OCLC # 1057018489
Additional Format Print version: Stallman-Pacitti, Cynthia Jean. Life of Saint Pankratios of Taormina. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] 9789004366213 (DLC) 2018026298



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