Fandom

Religion Wiki

Matthew Blastares

34,278pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Hieromonk Matthew (Blastares) (14th century) was attached to the monastery of the Theotokos Peribleptos in Thessalonica. He was a noted canonist and hymnographer and the author of numerous works. His writings include theological treatises on the question of union with Rome, the hesychast controversy, and translations of earlier Greek fathers.

His most famous work was the Alphabetical Collection, an encyclopedia of canon law published in 1335.

Additional Reading

  • Rev. Dr. Patrick Viscuso, "A Late Byzantine Theology of Canon Law," The Greek Orthodox Theological Review 34 (1989): 203-219.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki