Key Facts:

Date September 335
Location Jerusalem
Number of Participants 200
Summoned by Constantine the Great
Key Participants Eusebius of Caesarea, Eusebius of Nicomedia
Key Issue Dedication of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, readmittance of Arius and his followers into the church
Key Event Arians invited back into fellowship
Primary Source Descriptions Socrates, HE 1.33; Sozomen, HE 2.27.12-14

Surviving Documents:

Letter from the Council of Jerusalem (Athanasius, De Synodis 21)


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

Created by MKM, JCB and PSAM

Last updated: 2-8-2012

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