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THE ROMAN SEE AND THE WESTERN CHURCHES CHAPTER 2: THE CHURCH AND THE DISRUPTION OF THE IMPERIAL UNITY, 395-537 1. Nevertheless it transformed the East for centuries, and for this transformation the chief credit once more is Alexander's.
GREGORY THE GREAT AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RESTORATION 1. This fusion of Europe and Asia on a basis of Greek culture, Hellenism did not achieve; nor did it ever make Greeks of the Orientals.
Their schools, their gymnasia, their temples, their theatres, their very cities were of the one type.
All through this cultural Empire all who were educated -- and indeed the whole population of the towns -- were Greek in speech; they read the same classical poets, saw the same classical plays, listened to the same classical oratory, studied the same classical thinkers.
He was the world's great city founder, and the seventy which claim him as their founder were all of them Greek in form and spirit, so many active centres whence diffused Greek thought and life.
They shared the one common, cultural ideal, what the Romans were to call humanitas, the gift proper to this culture, for lack of which the rest of the world was "barbarian," and with this they shared the complementary notion of the "civilised world." This culture had the same attraction for those outside it as, in later centuries, the material order and prosperity of the Roman Empire had for the Germanic tribes beyond the frontier.
A HISTORY OF THE CHURCHTo the Eve of the Reformation by Philip Hughes Vol. PETER AT ROME CHAPTER 3: THE FIRST CONTACTS WITH THE PAGAN RELIGIOUS WORLD 1. Historians especially flourish, are in demand even, and each monarchy, each city has' its official historiographer. One subject that occupies them is the Sacred Books of the Eastern Religions.
1: -711 CHAPTER 1: THE WORLD IN WHICH THE CHURCH WAS FOUNDED 1. THE PAGAN RELIGIONS OF THE ROMANO-HELLENISTIC CULTURE 3. TENDENCIES IN THE RELIGIOUS WORLD OF THE FIRST CENTURY A. The Bible is now for the first time translated into Greek -- the Septuagint.
It assisted the development and spread of Greek mystery religions from Italy to Egypt and the Caucasus.
In religion Hellenism helped to spread the new idea of a connection between religion and morality -- the result partly of contact with eastern religions -- and the idea also of a relation between present conduct and the life after death.