Early Church History 33

The Council of Nicea

Eusebius of Caesarea

Eusebius of Nicomedia

Deacon Athanasius of Alexandria

Bishop Alexander of Alexandria

Bishop Spiridion of Cyprus

We believe ... "and in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten of the Father an only-begotten, that is, from the essence of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, True God from True God, begotten, not made, being of one essence (óμούσίον) with the Father."

The Canons.

Bishop Meletius and the rigorists

Lycopolis in Egypt

Paul of Samosata

Eustathius of Antioch


The Broken Chalice Affair


The priest Arsenius

"Council of Tyre" 335

Dedication of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Saint Anthony of Egypt

Fausta and Crsipus and Licinian Licinius


Pope Julius I

Dedication of the Golden Church of Antioch ("Council of the Dedication")

The Son "morally unchangeable, the unvarying image of the diety and essence of the Father."

homoousion is replaced by homooision (of like essence)

Council of Sardica (Sophia)


Council of Arles, October 353

Hilary of Poitiers, Hosius of Cardóva, Pope Liberius

George of Cappodocia

Emperor Julian the Apostate, "Pontifex Maximus"

"they all warmly praised by discourse, but none were convinced by it, save the few who were convinced before hearing."

"Galilaean, thou hast conquered."