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On the Person of Christ: The Christology of Emperor Justinian Against the Monophysites; Concerning the Three Chapters; On the True Faith
These documents articulate the interpretation of Chalcedon's christological definition, and the Orthodox doctrine on the Person of Christ. Includes index.
Paperback, 203 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
(first published March 1997)
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This is Kenneth Wesche's translation of three treatises by the Emperor Justinian (r. 527-565) on Christological topics: Justinian's Letter to the Monks of Alexandria Against the Monophysites; A Letter on the Three Chapters; and The Edict on the True Faith. These are the three texts edited by E. Schwartz in Drei dogmatische Schriften. The notes throughout largely mirror Schwartz's references, although I noticed that in one place, where Justinian cites Pope Leo I as having said something Leo did n ...more
Justinian I (Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Augustus / Φλάβιος Πέτρος Σαββάτιος Ἰουστινιανός / Flávios Pétros Sabbátios Ioustinianós) (c. 482 – 14 November 565), traditionally known as Justinian the Great and also Saint Justinian the Great in the Eastern Orthodox Church, was a Byzantine (East Roman) emperor from 527 to 565. During his reign, Justinian sought to revive the empire's greatness ...more