Leo III


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Leo III

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1. (Biography) called the Isaurian. ?675–741 ad, Byzantine emperor (717–41): he checked Arab expansionism and began the policy of iconoclasm, which divided the empire for the next century
2. (Biography) Saint. ?750–816 ad, pope (795–816). He crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (800). Feast day: June 12
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Noun1.Leo III - Italian pope from 795 to 816 who in 800 crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (750-816)Leo III - Italian pope from 795 to 816 who in 800 crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (750-816)
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In 726 Emperor Leo III issued an edict against the veneration of images and icons which started the Iconoclastic Controversy or Image Breaking.
Beloved wife of the late Michael T.; dear mother of Zachary (Ashley) and Dylan; loving grandmother of Natalie and Mack; fond sister of Michael (Kay), Leo III (Linda), James (Barb), Thomas (Mary), Mary Rinker, Richard (Carol), Paul (Leslie), Carole (Christopher) Hynes, Cecile (Randy) Geist, Martha (David Zielinski), Don, and the late Janet, Dennis, William, and David; dear aunt of 35; cherished great-aunt and great-great-aunt of many.
In particular, he maintains that the Ecologa, promulgated in 741 by Leo III (r.
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Marios Costambeys provides a finely nuanced essay on the uneasiness of Alcuin and other advisors to Charlemagne over the reign and policies of Pope Leo III, the question of authority in Rome, and in particular the causa sancti Pauli, the project to renovate or build a Frankish monastery adjacent to the papal basilica of St Paul.
The crowning of Charlemagne by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day 800 was more for Leo's benefit than Char-lemagne's.
Brubaker's really significant claims are that, contrary to what the sources say, the emperor Leo III [717-741] was not opposed to religious images, his son Constantine V [741-775] was only a moderate iconoclast, and monks particularly opposed iconoclasm.
Among their topics are sources of spiritual truthfulness in late antique texts and life, the boundaries of orthodoxy in the works of Athansius and John of Ephesus, the emergence of martyrs' shrines in late antique Iran, imperial patronage of icons from Justinian II to Leo III, the Saint Syrus dossier and hagiography as an instrument for political claims in Carolingian northern Italy, and hagiography and authority in ninth-century Francia.
(14) The relics themselves were contained in reliquaries that were housed within a ninth-century cypress chest sponsored by Pope Leo III; this chest was inserted within the cavity of the altar and was secured by bronze doors and metal grating (figs.
Romanum gubernans imperium by Pope Leo III. For these reasons Charlemagne has long been known as a great warrior, learned king, and Christian emperor.