Key Facts:

Date March 5, 305
Location Cirta
Number of Participants 11
Key Participants Secundus of Tigisis
Purpose Ordain a new biship of Cirta
Key Events Reconciliation with lapsi after Diocletian’s persecution; Silvanus of Cirta elected as new bishop
Ancient Description Aug. C. Cresc. 1.27


Munier, Ch. “Cirta” in Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

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Last updated: 1-26-2019

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