Monday, September 21, 2015

Humans of Byzantium: Maximus the Confessor


I served under emperor Heraclius. But I gave up and became a monk.I studied all pagan philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, and neoplatonists. I think the Chalcedonians were right: Jesus had a human and a divine will. But for my teachings they sent me into exile, far away in Georgia.

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