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Nicaea

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

An ancient city in Asia Minor, on the site of modern Iznik, which was important in Roman and Byzantine times. It was the site of two ecumenical councils of the early Christian Church (in...

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Nicaea

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 168 words.

With its neighbour *Nicomedia, Nicaea was one of the two most important *cities of ancient *Bithynia

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Nicaea

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 41 words.

Though both are correct, the first spelling is more frequent for the name of the place (now Izmir in Turkey) where the Council of Nic(a)ea (...

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Nicaea

Sara Parvis.

in Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345

March 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 30793 words.

This chapter examines the evidence for membership of the two alliances which squared up against one another before Nicaea, including the names and numbers on both sides, and the degree to...

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Nicaea

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

An ancient city in Asia Minor, on the site of modern Iznik, which was important in Roman and Byzantine times. It was the site of two ecumenical councils of the early Christian Church (in...

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Nicaea

Urs Peschlow.

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia

April 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History. 5762 words.

In spite of much damage and loss, Nicaea is noteworthy because of its well-preserved city walls and for the great number of surviving Byzantine churches, including mosaics and frescoes....

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Nicaea

in Abysmal

March 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 13158 words.

Although the different categories of being carry different aliases in different contexts, they all stem from two families only: “mind” and “matter.” These concepts are thoroughly...

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Nicaea Council

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 27 words.

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Church council held in the city of Nicaea (Iznik, Turkey) in ad 325, at which Arianism was denounced

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Nicaea, Councils of

Aristeides Papadakis and Aristeides Papadakis.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 677 words.

Two ecumenical councils were convened in Nicaea. Nicaea I Nicaea II

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Nicaea, Second Council of

Marie-France Auzépy.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 573 words.

The council of Nicaea II (787) was convened in the town of Nicaea in Bithynia (now Iznik) by

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Nicaea, Councils of

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 75 words.

Two councils of the Christian Church, which took place in the city of Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey). The first Council

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Nicaea, Council of (325)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 502 words.

First Œcumenical *Council of the Church, which met at Nicaea (mod. Iznik) in *Bithynia in May–July 325.

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Nicaea, Councils of

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 66 words.

Two important ecumenical councils of the Christian Church held in Nicaea (modern Iznik, Turkey). The first was convoked in ad

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Nicaea, Councils of

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 78 words.

Two councils of the Christian Church, which took place in the city of Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey). The first Council (325) was summoned by the Roman emperor ...

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Introduction: Nicaea in Context

Mark S. Smith.

in The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 2832 words.

This introductory chapter sets out the core dilemma of the centrality of the idea of ‘Nicaea’ in fifth-century orthodox discourse, but also its inadequacy as a means to resolve the...

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Councils of Nicaea

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

Two councils of the Christian Church, which took place in the city of Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey). The first Council (325) was summoned by the Roman emperor Constantine and issued a...

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Nicaea

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A Greek colony, was founded on Ligurian territory by Massalia, to whose jurisdiction it continued to belong. In 154 bc, Q. Opimius relieved it and the neighbouring port Antipolis (mod. ...

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Nicaea

Christopher Stead.

in Divine Substance

June 1977; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 18120 words.

This chapter considers the use of the terms ousia and homoousios in the brief period of almost ten years which led up to the Council of Nicea in June 935. The events of this period and the...

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Nicaea

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 52 words.

Achaea, aliyah, Almería, Apia, Bahía, Caesarea, Cassiopeia, Chaldea, Cytherea, Euboea, foreseer, freer, galleria, gynaecea, Iphigenia, Kampuchea, kea, keyer,

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Nicaea

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 51 words.

Achaea, aliyah, Almería, Apia, Bahía, Caesarea, Cassiopeia, Chaldea, Cytherea, Euboea, foreseer, freer, galleria, gynaecea, Iphigenia, Kampuchea, kea, keyer,

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Nicaea

Edited by Jonathan M. Bloom and Sheila S. Blair.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 3 words.

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