First Cooncil o Nicaea

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First Cooncil o Nicaea
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Cooncil o Nicea
Date 20 Mey tae 19 Juin, AD 325
Acceptit bi
Next cooncil
First Cooncil o Constantinople
Convoked bi Emperor Constantine I
Preses Hosius o Corduba (an Emperor Constantine)[1]
Attendance 318 (tradeetional nummer)
250–318 (estimates) — only five from Western Church
Topics Arianism, the naitur o Christ, celebration o Passover (Easter), ordination o eunuchs, prohibeetion o kneelin on Sundays an frae Easter tae Pentecost, validity o baptism bi heretics, lapsed Christians, sundry ither matters.[2]
Documents an statements
Oreeginal Nicene Creed,[3] 20 canons,[4] an a synodal epistle[2]
Chronological leet o ecumenical cooncils

The First Cooncil o Nicaea (/nˈsə/; Greek: Νίκαια [ˈni:kaɪja]) wis a cooncil o Christian bishops convened in Nicaea in Bithynia bi the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Britannica 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 SEC, pp. 112–114
  3. SEC, p. 39
  4. SEC, pp. 44–94