Key Facts:

Date 403
Location Constantinople
Summoned by Emperor Arcadius
Chaired by Theophilus of Alexandria
Key Participants Acacius of Beroea; Severian of Gabala; Antiochus of Ptolemais
Purpose To settle the dispute between John Chrysostom of Constantinople and Theophilus of Alexandria concerning the Origenist Controversy
Key Events Chrysostom accused of aiding Origenists and exiled
Primary Source Descriptions Socrates, HE 6.15

Bibliography

Simonetti, M., “Oak” in The Encyclopedia of the Early Church (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992)

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Last updated: 2-16-2012

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