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Council of Chalcedon


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The fourth ecumenical council of the Christian Church, held in 451 at Chalcedon, a former city on the Bosporus in Asia Minor, now part of Istanbul.

A Chalcedonian was a person upholding the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon (ad 451), especially those regarding the nature of Christ, which were eventually accepted by all except the Monophysite Churches.

Subjects: Religion — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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