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Euzoios
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of Antioch (died 376) was a deacon and partisan of Arius in Alexandria. He was deposed and excommunicated by an Alexandrian synod. With Arius, he presented a creed to Constantine in 327 which subordinated the Logos but avoided extremely subordinationist statements (Christology: II, 1). Rehabilitated at the Synod of Jerusalem in 335, he was a presbyter in Alexandria under bishop Georgos. After the deposition of Meletius of Antioch, he became bishop of Antioch in 360/61 at the behest of Constantius II, whom Euzoios baptized shortly before his death, and one of the leadin…

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Brennecke, Hanns Christof, “Euzoios”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_04763>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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