Table of contents for Episcopal elections 250600 : hierarchy and popular will in late antiquity / Peter Norton.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

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).