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Julius I, Pope (Saint)
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Julius I, Pope (Saint), bishop of Rome from 337 to 352. With Athanasius's and Marcellus of Ancyra's flight to Rome in 339/340, the West became involved in the (church-)political controversies that followed upon the death of Constantine the Great. After the Eastern bishops failed to comply with a summons to attend a synod in Rome, a Roman synod convened under Julius in 340/341 annulled the verdicts of the Eastern synods against Athanasius and Marcellus and rehabilitated both of them. Rome asserted its claim to arbitral…

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Brennecke, Hanns Christof, “Julius I, Pope (Saint)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_11117>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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