Key Facts:

Date 378/9
Location Antioch
Number of Participants 146/153
Key Participant Gregory of Nyssa
Purpose reply to the West’s rejection of Melitius of Antioch
Key Events publication of a creed (lost); subscriptions to anti-Arian and anti-Apollinarian documents; rejected Pope Damasus’ demand that Paulinus take Melitius’ see to alleviate tension


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

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Last updated: 1-28-2019

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