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Vaison
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Two ecclesiastical councils are attested as having assembled in the Gallic civitas (city) of Vaison between the 5th and 6th centuries CE, in 442 and 529 CE, respectively. While both were regional meetings, the canons produced at the two councils later would prove influential beyond southern Gaul thanks to their inclusion in multiple canonical collections and their utilization as precedents in subsequent conciliar legislation.

The Council of Vaison (442 CE)

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Halfond, Gregory I., “Vaison”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 24 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00003566>
First published online: 2018



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