Key Facts:

Date 345
Location Milan
Purpose To present the Ekthesis Makrostichos to Constans
Key Events Creation of a formula; condemnation of Marcellus of Ancyra, Paul of Samosata and Photinus of Sirmium; Eastern participants left so as to avoid the condemnation of Arianism

Surviving Documents:

Ekthesis Makrostichos or “The Long-lined Creed”


A. Di Berardino, “Milan” in Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

Created by PSAM and SCD

Last updated: 3-11-2019

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