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Eutyches,
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[German Version]

priest and archimandrite of the Monastery of Job in Constantinople, exercised great influence at the court so that Cyril of Alexandria sought his assistance as mediator as early as 432. As a radical proponent of the theology of one nature (Monophysites/Monophysitism) and an opponent of the union of 433, he was accused of Apollinarianism (Apollinaris of Laodicea) in 447/48 at over 70 years of age, and condemned by the Synod of Constantinople. He was rehabilitated at the “robber synod” of 449 (Ephesus, Councils of) by Dioscurus of Alexandria, who distanced himself, ho…

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Brennecke, Hanns Christof, “Eutyches,”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_04759>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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