E. Schwartz produced the Acta conciliorum oecumenicorum (The Acts of the Ecumenical Councils) from 1914 to 1940.  Since then, his volumes have provided the scholarly community an edition of the original texts (both Greek and early Latin translations) from and relating to the ecumenical councils.  (Note that no Acta remain from the first two ecumenical councils, Nicaea and Constantinople.)  In 1971, J. Straub continued this monumental project, and a second series was begun in the 1980s to deal with later councils, beginning after Tome 4 of the first series. While the scope of these volumes fall outside the fourth century, we include them here because these texts often cite fourth-century sources.

Please note: The Acta conciliorum oecumenicorum is arranged by series, tome, volume, and part.  Dates following each volume list the publication date(s) for the respective volume.  The complete contents of Tome 1 Volume 5 Parts 1 and 2 is now available.  In addition, much of the indexes that comprise Tome 4 Volume 3 are available in limited full text from Google Books (see links below).   Look for more complete listings in the future.

Tome 1: Concilium Universale Ephesenum (AD 431)

  • Volume 1: Acta Graeca

Part 1: Collectio Vaticana 1-32 (1927)
Part 2: Collectio Vaticana 33-80 (1927)
Part 3: Collectio Vaticana 81-119 (1927)
Part 4: Collectio Vaticana 120-139 (1928)
Part 5: Collectio Vaticana 140-164 (1927)
Part 6: Collectio Vaticana 165-172 (1928)
Part 7: Collectio Segvierana. Collectio Atheniensis. Collectiones Minores. (1929)
Part 8: Indices to volume 1

  • Volume 2: Collectio Veronensis (1925-1926)
  • Volume 3: Collectionis Casinensis sive Synodici a Rustico Diacono compositi, part 1 (1929)
  • Volume 4: Collectionis Casinensis sive Synodici a Rustico Diacono compositi, part 2 (1922-1923)
  • Volume 5: Collectio Palatina (1924-1926)

Part 1
Part 2

Tome 2: Concilium Universale Chalcedonense (AD 451)

  • Volume 1: Acta Graeca (1933-1935) 

Part 1: Actio Prima: Epistularum Collectiones (1933)   
Part 2: Actio Secunda: Epistularum Collectio B: Actiones III-VII (1933)
Part 3: Actiones VIII-XVII: 18-31 (1935) 

  • Volume 2: Versiones particulares (1936)

Part 1: Collectio Novariensis de re Eutychis (pp. 1-81)
Part 2: Rerum Chalcedonensium Collectio Vaticana. Canones et Symbolum

  • Volume 3: Versio antiqua a Rustico correcta (1935-1937)
  • Volume 4: Letters of Leo
  • Volume 5: Collectio Sangermanensis
  • Volume 6: Indexes

Tome 3: Collectio Sabbaitica contra Acephalos et Origenistas destinata (AD 536)

 

Tome 4: Concilium Universale Constantinopolitanum sub Iustiniano habitum (AD 553)

  • Volume 1: Concilii actiones 8, Appendices Graecae, Indices (1971)
  • Volume 2: Johannis Maxentii libelli, Collectio Codicis Novariensis 30, Collectio codicis Parisini 1682, Procli tomus ad Armenios, Johannis Papae 2 epistula ad viros illustres (1914)
  • Volume 3: Index Generalis Tomorum 1-4 (1974-1984)

Part 1: Indices codicum et auctorum (limited full text from Google Books)
Part 2: Index prosopographus (limited full text of fascicle 1 from Google Books)
Part 3: Index topographicus (limited full text from Google Books)

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