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Eudoxius of Antioch
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Eudoxius of Antioch (c. 295–370 CE) was successively bishop of Germanicia, Antioch, and Constantinople, and in ancient sources can be described as bishop of any (depending on the ecclesiastical allegiance of the writer). He was born in the decade just before 300 CE to a Christian family in Arabissus, a town of Armenia Minor (southeastern Turkey, modern Afşin). This family was not notably devout but was sufficiently prominent that in the winter of 311/312 CE, Eudoxius’ father C…

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Vaggione, OHC, Richard Paul, “Eudoxius of Antioch”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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