Key Facts:

Date c. 370
Location Alexandria
Summoned by Athanasius
Number of Participants c. 90
Key Events Synodical letter confirming and clarifying anti-Arian doctrine produced; explained that the council had written to Pope Damasus congratulating him on condemning Valens and Ursacius, though he had not condemned Auxentius


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

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