Key Facts:

Date ca. 305
Location Alexandria
Summoned by Peter of Alexandria
Purpose To condemn Miletus of Lycopolis, who was accused of sacrificing to idols
Key Events Miletus of Lycopolis was condemned for irregular episcopal ordination during the Diocletian persecution because he did not approve of Peter’s moderate measures toward the lapsi.
Ancient Description Athanasius, Apologia Secunda 59


Simonetti, M. “Alexandria” in Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

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Last updated: 3-2-2011

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