Key Facts:

Date 384/5
Location Burdigala/Bordeaux
Summoned by Emperor Maximus
Chaired by Delphinus of Bordeaux or the prefect Evodius
Purpose To address Priscillianism/Manichaeism
Key Events Priscillian and Eucrocia were condemned and executed; Instantius was deposed and exiled


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