homoousion in the Egyptian church before the Council of Nicaea in 325. I shall argue here that while the evidence, taken piece by piece, may be almost weightless, its cumulative force is not so trifling. I shall not maintain that Alexander openly embraced the homoousion before the council; it does
revealing testimonies, pagan and Christian. The origin of the ὁμοούσιος formula is also investigated in this connection. Further interesting insights will emerge concerning Eusebius and his ﬁrst report of what exactly happened at Nicaea. Keywords Origen, Trinitarian Theology, anti
, some 50 km. (30 mi.) southwest of the imperial seat of Nicomedia (modern Turk. İzmit), lay Nicaea (modern İznik), which, as we know from the council in 325, had its own bishop. The nearness to Nicom...
Евстратий Никейский, Опровержительные слова . Издание подготовил А.В. Бармин. (Библиотека сборника «Богословские труды»). Moscow: The Editorial House of the Patriarchate of Moscow, 2016. LXIV + 243 pages. Eustratius of Nicaea, Λόγοι ἀντιῤῥητικοί . Edition [with a Russian translation] by A
NICAEA AND THE WEST BY JÖRG ULRICH Alleged Western influences on the historical and theological proceedings of the first "oecumenical" council in Nicaea A.D. 325 have long been a matter for scholarly discussion. Since '1'heodor Zahn's book on Marcellus of Ancyra' the idea of Western influence
Research about the Council of Nicaea focuses for the most part on the literary accounts and polemical works of bishops and members of the imperial court or intellectual aristocracy. This has disentangled the many layered narrative representation of ecclesiastic consensus and unanimity at