the fourth ECUMENICAL council held in 451 A.D. The council arose from a CHRISTOLOGICAL dispute about the true NATURE of CHRIST'S manhood and resulted in the definition of Chalcedon.

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  • Chalcedon, Council of — • The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in 451, from 8 October until 1 November inclusive, at Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chalcedon, Council of —    The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in Chalcedon (q.v.) in 451. This council was presided over by the emperor Marcian (q.v.), and it marked a personal victory for his consort Pulcheria (q.v.). The 449 Robber Council of Ephesus (q.v.) was… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Chalcedon, Council of — (451) Fourth ecumenical council of the Christian Church, held in Chalcedon (modern Kadiköy, Turkey). Called by the emperor Marcian, it approved the creeds of Nicaea (325) and Constantinople (381, later known as the Nicene Creed) and rejected the… …   Universalium

  • Chalcedon, Council of —  Халкидонский Собор …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Council of Chalcedon —     Council of Chalcedon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Chalcedon     The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in 451, from 8 October until 1 November inclusive, at Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor. Its principal purpose was to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Council of Chalcedon — Date 451 A.D. Accepted by Roman Catholics, Old Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Lutherans Previous council First Council of Ephesus Next council Second Council of Constantinople …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcedon — • A titular see of Asia Minor. The city was founded 676 B. C. by the Megarians on the Bithynian coast, opposite the place where a little later Byzantium rose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Chalcedon     Chalcedon …   Catholic encyclopedia

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