Allen, P. (2017). Malalas and the debate over Chalcedon: Tendencies, influences, sources. L. Carrara, M. Meier, C. Radtki-Jansen. Die weltchronik des Johannes Malalas: Quellenfragen 185-199. Stuttgart, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag.
In this paper I am going to discuss Malalas in the context of a selection of other sxith-century works, mainly but not totally historical, paying particular attention to the dispute over Chalcedon in the first half of that century and to Kaiserkritik. In particular I wish to canvass the religious tendencies, influences, and use of sources of various writers of the period, in the hope of bringing about a clearer picture of these aspects in Malalas' Chronicle.
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