Key Facts:

Date 419
Location Ravenna
Summoned by Emperor Honorius
Key Participants Eulalius and Boniface
Purpose To resolve the unsettled election between Eulalius and Boniface for the papacy
Key Events Disruption of the proceedings due to the continued disputing between the two candidates; no decision made as a result of the council, but Eulalius’ insubordination led to the recognition of Boniface as pope


Di Berardino, A. “Ravenna,” in The Encyclopedia of the Early Church (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992)

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