City of Saints

City of Saints explores how Byzantine Rome naturalized saints from throughout the Mediterranean world to build a new sacred topography. As a result, an exhausted city with a limited Christian presence metamorphosed into the spiritual center of Western Christianity.

City of Saints
Rebuilding Rome in the Early Middle Ages

Maya Maskarinec

2018 | 320 pages | Cloth $55.00
Religion | History | Classics | Archaeology
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. A City of Saints
Chapter 2. Imperial Saints Triumphant in the Forum Romanum
Chapter 3. St. Caesarius on the Palatine: Enriching Rome by Imperial Orders
Chapter 4. Miraculous Charity Along the Tiber's Banks
Chapter 5. Fashioning Saints for the Affluent on the Aventine Hill
Chapter 6. Collectivities of Sanctity in Early Medieval Rome
Chapter 7. Carolingian Romes Outside of Rome
Chapter 8. A Universalizing Rome Through the Lens of Ado of Vienne
Epilogue

Appendices
1. Saints from Abroad Venerated in Rome, ca. 500-900
2. Theodotus and S. Angelo in Pescheria
3. The Translatio of St. Caesarius from Terracina to Rome
4. The Spread of St. George's Cult
5. An Early Medieval Diaconia Dedicated to St. Nicholas?
6. The Passio of St. Boniface of Tarsus

Notes
Bibliography
Index