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MAJORCA LOCATION :, Largest of the Balearic group of islands, Majorca lies 135 miles south of Barcelona in the Mediterranean. CHARACTERISTICS: Set in the blue waters of the Mediterranean, Majorca is a land of eternal spring where medieval architectural splendor rubs shoulders with the

Dublin City

Dublin 2015 MOTION PICTURES : 1 The Irish are among the greatest Hollywood fans in all Europe; cinemas with good pictures abound. In Dublin some of the leading cinemas, the Savoy, Carlton, Capital, Metropole and Adelphi, are all on O’Connell Street, the Grafton on

Berlin City

Berlin 2015 Also in this region you won’t want to miss Duesseldorf, gay metropolis on the Rhine, a great business center known as the “Desk of the Ruhr.” A walk through town will show the interesting contrast between old and new architecture, most striking.

Hovedstaden City

Hovedstaden 2015 Dinner is served about 7:00 p.m., lunch at noon and breakfast from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. in most restaurants. You can eat three very good meals a day in Copenhagen for about four dollars. SHOPS AND STORES: I Copenhagen is one of


Anonymous work of obvious Edessan origin covering from 132131 BC, when Edessa became capital of the new kingdom of Osroene, until AD 540. Shortly after the latter year, the chronicle was continued by a Chalcedonian author of dyophysite tendencies. For the earliest period it

CHROMATIUS of Aquileia

From ca. 370 a member of the clergy of Aquileia, one of the most important junctions of transit between East and West. As a close collaborator of Bishop Valerian he took part in a local synod in 381, directed by Ambrose, which condemned so-called


This drama in freely constructed iambic trimeters, modeled on Euripides and considered “the Christian tragedy par excellence” Tuilier, is a cento. Long thought almost unanimously to be a late Byzantine 12th-c. work, it is now attributed with good reason to Gregory of Nazianzus. In


Jesus’ messiahship was immediately understood by the newborn church as going beyond the dimension of the Messiah foretold by Jewish tradition the Lord’s anointed, Cristo,j, Christ in the sense that, though in his real humanity he could suffer and die, he was also revealed


I. The process of separation – II. The controversy between Jews and Christians – III. Imperial legislation and Judaism – IV. The Byzantine period and Judaism. I. The process of separation. Born in a Jewish environment, Christianity could not remain there forever. Jewish Christians,

CHORBISHOP chorepiscopus

CHORBISHOP chorepiscopus. Literally “bishop of the chora,” i.e., the countryside, thus a suburban bishop in villages, in suburbs, among nomadic populations. The ancient city, including during the time of the Roman Empire, retained some characteristics of the city-state, with a more or less vast

CHALCIS Chalcis ad Belum

The settlement of Qenneshrin “eagle’s nest” was renamed Chalcis a clear reference to the homonymous Greek city of Eubea due to the Hellenizing colonial policy of Seleucus I Nicator d. 281 BC. The city gave its name to the surrounding region Chalkidiki and is


According to the Epistula Apostolorum early 2nd c., Cerinthus and Simon Magus were considered among the pseudo-apostles 1 12 and 7 18. Another old tradition says that the apostle John fled from the baths at Ephesus when he heard that Cerinthus was present in


Bishop of Castellum Ripense in Africa, present at the dramatic debate ordered by the Vandal king Huneric between Catholic and Arian bishops in February 484. Wrote a Libellus contra Maximinum arrianum, in which various questions put by the Arians are resolved by the Catholics


Gnostic heretic, active at Rome in the mid-2nd c. According to Irenaeus Adv. haer. I, 27,1, Cerdo arrived in the capital under Pope Hyginus 138–142 and there taught heretical doctrines, according to which the creator God, just and knowable, revealed in the law of


According to the purely legendary passio dated to the late 5th c., since it depends on Victor of Vita, Cecilia was a Roman virgin of the noble family of the Caecilii. She was beheaded together with her fiancé Valerian and his brother Tiburtius, but