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Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Daniel Galadza


The church of Jerusalem, the ‘mother of the churches of God’, influenced all Christendom before it underwent multiple captivities between the eighth and thirteenth centuries: first, political subjugation to Arab Islamic forces, then displacement of Greek-praying Christians by crusaders, and, finally, ritual assimilation to fellow Orthodox Byzantines in Constantinople. All three contributed to the phenomenon of the Byzantinization of Jerusalem’s liturgy, but only the last explains how the latter was completely lost and replaced by the liturgy of the imperial capital, Constantinople. The basis o ... More

Keywords: Arab conquest, Byzantinization, Byzantium, church history, eastern Orthodoxy, Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Late Antiquity, liturgy, monasticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198812036
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198812036.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Galadza, author
Assistant Professor in the Department for Historical Theology, University of Vienna