Matthew Blastares

From OrthodoxWiki
Revision as of 08:29, March 22, 2012 by Wsk (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Hieromonk Matthew (Blastares) was a noted canonist and hymnographer of the fourteenth century who had authored numerous works. He was attached to the monastery of the Theotokos Peribleptos in Thessalonica. His writings include theological treatises on the question of union with Rome, the hesychast controversy, and translations of earlier Greek fathers.

His most famous work was the Alphabetical Collection, an encyclopedia of canon law published in 1335.

Additional Reading

  • Rev. Dr. Patrick Viscuso, "A Late Byzantine Theology of Canon Law," The Greek Orthodox Theological Review 34 (1989): 203-219.

External links

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox
In other languages