Leo I the Great (Leo I)( Pope in 440-461 years.)
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Biography Leo I the Great (Leo I)
Leo I the Great; Leo I, a native of Tuscany, the Pope in 440-461 years. Through negotiations with Attila in 452 g. got rid Italy of the attacks of the Huns, and the 455 has shielded the inhabitants of Rome from vandals. - A Literary Heritage. includes letters and speeches. Collection consists of 173 text messages, 30 of them - addressed to LA, among the remaining 20 recognized unauthentic, probably amounted to Prosper of Aquitaine, the head of the papal office. The letters cover such issues as church discipline, ecclesiastical law, the protection of the faith and the fight against heresies, setting the dates of Easter. In letters survived 96 speeches as sermons. The theme revolves around the theological issues, mainly - Christology and Christian rites. Sakramentary (Sacramentarium Leonianum, also called Veronense; VI or VII in. n. e.) is the product of an unknown compiler. Language L. - Classic, simple style and solemn. L. wrote ritmizovannoy prose. Good familiarity with the rhetoric, literature and philosophy gives it an educated Roman.