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Blastares, Matthew
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(died after 1346). A monastic priest and canonist, c. 1335 Blastares compiled a handbook of Byzantine ecclesiastical law (Syntagma kata stoicheion), in which kanones and nomoi were arranged in alphabetic association with juristic lemmas. It comprises 24 chapters, each with subdivisions. It came into widespread use in Slavic as well as Byzantine areas.

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Sources:

G.A. Ralles & M. Potles, eds., Σύνταγμα τῶν θείων καὶ ἱερῶν κανόνων, vol. VI, 1859

PG 144, 959–1399

On Blastares: A. Soloviev, “L'œuvre juridique de M. Blastares,” SBNE 5, 1939, 698–…

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Ohme, Heinz, “Blastares, Matthew”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02127>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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