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Domnus of Antioch (II)
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(5th cent.), bishop of Antioch, spiritual student of Euthymius the Great, nephew and, after 442, successor of John of Antioch, was accused and deposed at the Council of Ephesus (449) led by Dioscorus of Alexandria (Flemming, 114–151). Domnus, sympathetic with the theology of Theodoret of Cyrrhus, Diodore of Tarsus and Theodore of Mopsuestia, turned against Eutyches quite early on (CChr.SL 90A, 244–245, 397). The Council of Chalcedon, at the request of his successor, Maximus of Antioch, granted him a stipend from the resources of the Antiochene church (A…

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Löhr, Winrich, “Domnus of Antioch (II)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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