Key Facts:

Date 338
Location Antioch in Syria
Purpose To address the return of Athanasius to Alexandria; to provide a successor for the bishopric of Alexandria
Key Events Arguments made against Athanasius’ return; Gregory of Cappadocia was established as the bishop of Alexandria


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

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