Armenians in Constantinople
Author(s) : Trkulja Jelena , (proofread.) Lees Christopher (2/21/2008)
For citation: Trkulja Jelena , (proofread.) Lees Christopher, "Armenians in Constantinople", 2008,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, ConstantinopleURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=12208>
A follower and supporter of the orthodox doctrine expounded at the Fourth Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon in 451 ("one and the same Christ, Son, Lord, Single-Born, in two natures"), which condemned the heretical teachings of Eutyches (Eutychianism) and Nestorius (Nestorianism) and Monophysitism in general and recognised the Virgin Mary as Theotokos (Mother of God).
droungarios tou ploimou
("droungarios of the fleet") Commander of the byzantine fleet stationed Constantinople. Droungarios tou ploimou is first mentioned in the midle 9th C (Taktikon of Uspenski).
1. The Armenian presence in Constantinople: An overview
1.1. Early Byzantine period
1.2. Middle Byzantine period
1.3. Later Byzantine period
2. Focusing on the acivity of the Armenian element
2.1. Military and government
2.3. The Church
2.4. Cultural and intellectual life
2.5. Urban demographics
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