Key Facts:

Date Spring 359
Location Sirmium
Key Participants Valens; Ursacius; Germinius; Basil of Ancyra; Eudoxius, Acacius; Mark of Arethusa
Purpose To create a formulary that would serve as the basis for the upcoming councils in Ariminum and Seleucia
Key Events Production of the fourth creed of Sirmium, also known as the “Dated Creed”

Surviving Documents:

Fourth Creed of Sirmium (“The Dated Creed”)


Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Creeds (New York: Longman Inc., 1972), pp. 288-291.

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

Last updated: 11-30-2010

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