Acta Byzantina Fennica

New Series: Vols. I–V (2002–2017)

Old Series: Byzantium and the North, Vols. I–X (1985–2000)

ISSN: 0356-1879

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Foreign Drums Beating: Transnational Experiences in Early Modern Europe
Acta Byzantina Fennica, New Series, Vol. 5 (2017)
Helsinki 2017

Preface 5
Björn Forsén and Mika Hakkarainen Conflicts, Coexistence and Cultural Contacts: Some Contributions to Early Modern History 7–18
Mika Hakkarainen Contro il nemico comune: Swedish Subjects in Venetian Service during the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Century 19–52
Björn Forsén Glory and Fraud: The Venetian Adventure of the Swedish Family Sparre 53–103
Lars Ericson Wolke Swedish Officers in Foreign Service 1648–1762: A Synthesis 105–128
Kasper Kepsu Integrating Russian Bayors in the Swedish Nobility 129–151
Dariusz Kolodziejczyk Permeable Frontiers: Contacts between Polish and Turkish-Tatar Elites in the Early Modern Era 153–168
Gisela Procházka-Eisl Tracing Ottoman Cultural Influence beyond the Border with Austria in the Seventeenth Century 169–186

Acta Byzantina Fennica
New Series, Vol. 4 (2015)
Helsinki 2015

Antti Lampinen A Helping Hand from the Divine. Notes on the Triumphalist Iconography of the Early Theodosians 9–38
Annika Asp-Talwar Constantine Loukites, the Emperors' Right-hand Man in Fourteenth Century Trebizond 39–62
Björn Forsén, Mika Hakkarainen and Brikena Shkodra-Rrugia Blood and Salt: Some Thoughts Evolving from the Topography of the Battle at Dyrrachium in 1081 63–84
Juho Wilskman Conflict and Cooperation: Campaigns on the Peloponnese in 1264 85–122
Kai Juntunen The Image of Cleopatra in Ioannes Xiphilinos' Epitome of Cassius Dio: A Reflection of the Empress Eudokia Makrembolitissa? 123–151

Acta Byzantina Fennica
New Series, Vol. 3 (2009/10)
Helsinki 2010

Richard Alston Urban Transformation in the East from Byzantium to Islam 9–45
Klaus Belke The Development of Towns in Northwestern Asia Minor during Late Antiquity 46–66
William Bowden Early Byzantine Urban Decline in the Southern Balkans 67–80
Fabio Guidetti Urban Continuity and Change in Late Roman Antioch 81–104
Mika Kajava Byzantine Greek Inscriptions and Urban Context 105–115
Kalle Korhonen Greek and Latin in the Urban and Rural Epigraphy of Byzantine Sicily 116–135
Tassos Papacostas Echoes of the Renaissance in the eastern confines of the stato da mar Architectural evidence from Venetian Cyprus 136–172
Hanna-Riitta Toivanen The Origin of the Middle Byzantine Domed Octagonal Type 173–195
Przemyslaw Marciniak Der Mythos des Falls von Konstantinopel in der Literatur (17 Jh.–20 Jh.) 196–213

Acta Byzantina Fennica
New Series, Vol. 2 (2003/04)
Helsinki 2004

Antti Arjava Everyday Life and Law in Byzantine Petra 7–17
Stavroula Constantinou The Authoritative Voice of St. Catherine of Alexandria and Other Voices 19–38
Alexander Koptev "Colonus Iuris Alieni" als spätantikes Surrogat der klassischen Persona Iuris Alieni 39–71
Thomas Pratsch Der Gegenspieler (ΕΧΘΡΟΣ, Adversarius) – zu einem Topos in der mittelbyzantinischen Heiligenliteratur 72–89
Paul Speck † Neilos von Ankyra über Bilder in Kirchen oder Ikonoklastische Konzepte für die richtige Kirchenausstattung 90–110
Berhard H. Stolte Is Byzantine Law Roman Law? 111–126
Hanna-Riitta Toivanen The Church of St. Polyeuktos: archaeology and texts 127–150
Staffan Wahlgren The Old Slavonic Translations of the Chronicle of Symeon the Logothete 151–166
Elina Kahla Russian Idea in Exile: Mother Maria Skobtsova's Apocalyptic Thought 167–194

Acta Byzantina Fennica
New Series, Vol. 1 (2002)
Helsinki 2002

Mika Hakkarainen Editorial Note 7
Florin Curta Quaestura exercitus: The evidence of lead seals 9–18
Appendix: Sixth- and seventh-century lead seals in the northern Balkans 19–26
John Haldon Laughing all the way to Byzantium: Humour and the everyday in the eastern Roman world 27–57
Jan Olof Rosenqvist A Philological Adventure: Editing the Life of St. Niketas of Medikion 59–72
Alice-Mary Talbot Female Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Era 73–88
Short Notes
Julia Burman Death and Grief in Early Byzantine World 89–98
Jeanette Lindblom Women in the Social Space in 6th Century Byzantium 99–104
Claudia Sode Eine Konjektur zu De ceremoniis I 96 105–107


Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. X (1999/2000)
Helsinki 2000

René Gothóni Editorial Note 7–8
Patrick Bruun FELICITER NUBTIIS: Problems of Imperial Succession in Constantinople 9–41
Lena Cansdale Harald, a Viking Prince in Byzantium 42–50
Jukka Korpela Some aspects of the western relations of Rus' during the period of Izjaslav Jaroslavic, the prowestern son of Jaroslav the Wise 51–69
Martti Leiwo Aspects of the Geographical and Sociopolitical History of Macedonia (300 BCE – 900 CE) 70–82
Jeanette Lindblom Women in Early Byzantine Constantinople 83–92
Graham Speake The Monastic Revival on Mount Athos 93–109
Paul Speck Zum Vollzug der Krönung Karls des Grossen 110–116
Irma Stenström The Virgin of Passion Icon Type and the Cretan School 117–152
Paul Stephenson Byzantium's Balkan Frontier, 900–1204: A Political Overview 153–167
Biographical Notes 168–170

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. IX (1997/98)
Helsinki 1999

René Gothóni Editorial Note 7
Lena Cansdale Vikings by Boat to Byzantium 9–20
Chris J. Chulos Religious and Secular Aspects of Pilgrimage in Modern Russia 21–58
Matti Kotiranta The Palamite Idea of Perichoresis of the Persons of the Trinity in the light of Contemporary neo-Palamite Analysis 59–69
George P. Majeska The Byzantines on the Slavs: On the Problem of Ethnic Stereotyping 70–86
Karl-Erik Michelsen Massacre in the Monastery 87–117
Thomas S. Noonan & Roman K. Kovalev Wine and Oil For All the Rus'! The Importation of Byzantine Wine and Olive Oil to Kievan Rus' 118–152
Joseph Roilidis Eastern Monasticism: From Desert to the Ultimate North. An Architectural Appraisal 153–191
Hanna-Riitta Toivanen Constantinople as a Mirror of Architecture and Notions 192–209
Biographical Notes 210–213

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. VIII (1995/96)
Helsinki 1997

René Gothóni Editorial Note 7
Jukka Korpela A new Christ, Holy Mother and Judas in Medieval Russia 9–36
Martti Leiwo and Risto Pekka Pennanen Byzantine Secular Music – Fact or Fiction? 37–51
Jeanette Lindblom Conscious forgery or chruch political re-use: problems with the pseudonymity of the Corpus Dionysiacum 52–72
Thomas S. Noonan and Roman K. Kovalev Prayer, Illumination, and Good Times: The Export of Byzantine wine and oil to the North of Russia in Pre-Mongol Times 73–96
Leena Mari Peltomaa Zur Interpretation des Hymnos Ἀκαθιστος 97–106
Hanna-Riitta Toivanen The Story behind a Russian Double-sided Icon of the Mother of God of Blachernai and the Archangel Michael in Asikkala, Finland 107–122
Timo Tuomi Byzantine Architecture on the Fringe of the Empire. San Marco in Venice as interpreted by 19th century Finnish and Swedish writers 123–133
Marja Tuominen The Mother of God Image in the Chora Church. A hymnographic aspect of the iconographical approach 134–184
Short Notes
Irina Gurvits The History of the Oldest Icon in Valamo Monastery, the Virgin of the Sign 185–200
Mika Hakkarainen The Official Liaison. Maria Skleraina and Konstantinos IX Monomachos 201–205
Marja Tuominen A Journey to the Closed and Open Byzantium of Forms and Colours, Light and Shadow 206–208
Biographical Notes 209–212

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. VII (1993/94)
Helsinki 1995

René Gothóni Editorial Note 6
Johannes Koder Mönchtum und Kloster als Faktoren der byzantinischen Siedlungsgeographie 7–44
René Gothóni Pilgrimage to Mount Athos as the Habit of the Laity 45–54
Petra Pakkanen The Religiosity of the Sacred Island of Tinos in Greece: History, Monasticism and Pilgrimage 55–86
Ismo Pellikka From Kiev to Crisis: Remarks on the Presence of the Russians on Mount Athos in the 19th Century 87–95
Hannu Kilpeläinen Pilgrimage in Karelia: The Case of Valamo in the 1930s 96–122
Karl-Erik Michelsen Invention in the Monastery: The Case of Petsamo 123–155
Biographical Notes 156–157

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. VI (1992)
Helsinki 1992

Bishop Ambrosius Communication and Communion between God and People and between Churches and Denominations 7–16
Mika Hakkarainen On the Visualisation and Verbalisation of the Emperor's Position in the Comnenian Period 17–34
Jouko Lindstedt Byzantium and the Slavs in the Early Middle Ages 35–49
Irma-Riitta Järvinen & Senni Timonen Memorial Rituals and Dreams in a Karelian Village 51–71
Hanna-Riitta Toivanen Some Views on Byzantine Church Architecture in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries 73–96
Biographical Notes 97–99

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. V (1990/91)
Helsinki 1992

René Gothóni Editorial Note 7–8
Paavo Hohti Professor Henrik Zilliacus in memoriam 9–16
Gunnar af Hällström Origen in Greece 17–32
Ismo Pellikka In Search of a Vision: The Narrative Structure and Function of the Old Russian Pilgrims' Tales 33–77
Petra Pentikäinen Angels fallen in Love – A Comparative Study of fallen Angels in Christian and Islamic Theology in the 7th and 8th Centuries 79–122
Juha-Pekka Rentto Icon and Natur: An Orthodox Understanding of the Natural Law 123–138
Tuukka Talvio Byzantine Coins from Sweden 139–147
Short Notes
T. I. Haapalainen Beinahe byzantinisch? Eine Melodiegeschichte 149–153
René Gothóni Research Project: Monasticism, Pilgrimage and Society 155–157
Biographical Notes 159–162

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. IV (1988/89)
Helsinki 1989

Patrick Bruun Carnuntum and the Filii Augustorum 7–31
René Gothóni and Ismo Pellikka Russian reports about Athos during Turkish sovereignty 33–41
Heikki Kirkinen Les racines de la division de l'Europe et de son unité 43–49
Teuvo Laitila Infidel Orthodox? Patriarch Gennadios II (1454–1456) and the making of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the context of sultan Mehmed II's policy 51–76
S. A. Mousalimas Contrasting Theological Outlooks on Ancient Kodiak Culture in Alaska 77–94
Unto Salo The early Stage of Finland's Conversation to Christianity 95–117
Hilkka Seppälä The solemn Recitation 119–124
Tuukka Talvio New Information on the Find of Võlla 125–128

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. III (1987)
Helsinki 1987

René Gothóni The Revival on the Holy Mountain of Athos Reconsidered 7–18
Heikki Kirkinen The Origins of Valamo Monastery 19–32
Paula Purhonen Cross Pendants from Iron-age Finland 33–57
Petros Sasaki Manifestation in Humanity 59–100
Senni Timonen The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Karelian Popular Tradition 101–119

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. II (1986)
Helsinki 1986

Paavo Hohti Foreword 7–8
Louis Boyer The Theme of Divine Wisdome in the Fathers and Ancient Literature: The Discovery of the Theme of Holy Wisdom in Mediaeval and Modern Theology, Eastern and Western 9–23
Elisabeth Briere Beauty and Wisdom in Byzantine Hymnography 25–39
Paavo Haavikko Byzantium and Karelia 41–49
Teuvo Laitila Orthodoxy and Islam, 632/132 – 1071/463: Prolegomena to Byzantino-Arabic Encounters in Regard to Religion 51–74
Miodrag Pavlovic The Byzantine Influence on the Folk Tradition in Yugoslavia 75–82

Byzantium and the North
Acta Byzantina Fennica, Vol. I (1985)
Helsinki 1985

Paavo Hohti Foreword 7–8
Basil Anagnostopoulos The tradition of Byzantine ascetism in the Northern Europe 9–19
Patrick Bruun Byzantium – the second Rome 21–28
H. R. Ellis Davidson The Northmen in Byzantium 29–36
Paavo Hohti The idea of the third Rome 37–43
Aune Jääskinen Byzantine painting in the North 45–59
Heikki Kirkinen The road of culture from Byzantium to Karelia and Finland 61–67
Christofer Klasson The Byzantine heritage in Sweden 69–75
Lars Pettersson The Byzantine heritage in the wooden architecture of the former province of Käkisalmi (Kexholm) 77–121
Hilkka Seppälä The use of the musical tradition of Valamo Monastery in the past and in our time 123–128
Hannes Sihvo The image of Byzantium in Finnish literature 129–133
Irenäeus Totzke Die Tradition der byzantinischen Musik im orthodoxen Norden 135–143
Martti Voutilainen The conception of man in Byzantine philosophy 145–151
Henrik Zilliacus Die Grundlagen des byzantinischen Erbes 153–159