2.6.1 After the emperor had completed a festival in celebration of his victory against Licinius, he himself also went to Nicaea. The next day, all the bishops assembled together in one place. The emperor arrived after them. And when he entered, he stood in the center and chose not to sit down until the bishops indicated for him to do so. The emperor was overcome with such great reverence and respect for these men!

2.6.2 The all-praiseworthy emperor offered them a word of encouragement and instruction in order to give praise and glory and thanks to the God of all who had graciously given such great things to him. He said the following:

 

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