Issykhasm in the culture of Kievan Rus and Tauris

Authors

  • N. Zhyrtuyeva

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32420/1999.11.1013

Abstract

The foundations of Christian culture were formed by Byzantium, which became a kind of "bridge" between the West and the East, between antiquity and the Middle Ages. For the Byzantine culture of the IV-XII centuries, there was a characteristic existence of three directions - the official theology (patristic), ascetic (intrinsic) and "anti-knitting" (oriented to dialogue with the ancient culture). The relationship between them varied in different ways during the history of Imperialism, which was reflected in its culture. In the IV-VI centuries dominant were patristic and ascetic directions. The official (moderate) theology at this stage of history was closely connected with the "anti-knotting" and sought dialogue with the ancient tradition. Only during the "Comnenian Renaissance" in the XI-XII centuries was the confrontation between ascetic and "anti-knitting" directions

Published

1999-09-21

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