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Contents Abbreviations x 1.Introduction 1 2.Legislation and theory 18 3.The electorate: local communities and public disorder 52 4.Imperial Intervention 81 5.Provinces and patriarchs: organizational structures 118 6.The Metropolitan System in the West 145 7.The Eastern metropolitans 162 8.Corruption, constraint, and nepotism 177 9.Three disputed elections 215 10.Conclusion 239 Appendix: Greek and Latin texts of canons relating to episcopal elections 246 Bibliography 260 Primary Sources 260 Secondary literature 262 Index 267
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Bishops -- Appointment, call, and election -- History.
Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election -- History.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Election law (Canon law).