Key Facts:

Date 327/328
Location Antioch in Syria
Chaired by Eusebius of Caesarea
Key Participants Eusebius of Caesarea, Eusebius of Nicomedia, Eustathius of Antioch
Purpose A reexamination of the Council of Nicaea
Key Events The removal of Eustathius of Antioch and Asclepas of Gaza; Euphronias, presbyter of Cappadocia, was ordained in Eustathius’ stead; the production of 25 disciplinary canons?
Primary Source Descriptions Socrates, HE, 1.24.1-4

Surviving Documents:

The Canons of the Council of Antioch


M. Simonetti, “Antioch” in The Encyclopedia of the Early Church, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).

R.P.C. Hanson, The Search for the Christian Doctrine of God, (New York: T&T Clark, 1988).

Created by MKM, JCB and PSAM

Last updated: 2-1-2012

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