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Eutyches
b. AD 378 – d. AD 454 • Abbot • Religious group founder
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Eutyches
Eutyches (c. 378–454), heresiarch. He was *archimandrite of a large monastery at *Constantinople, with great influence at court through the eunuch Chrysaphius. His keen opposition to *Nestorianism led him to be accused in 448 by *Eusebius of Dorylaeum of the opposite heresy of confounding the two natures
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Eutyches (c. 378–454)
Eutyches (c. 378–454)Eutyches is generally saddled with the accusation of a caricatured heresy he is supposed to have produced. The heresy is that of dissolving the human nature of Christ in the incarnation, the product of an over-intense mixture union, in which the divine overwhelms the human. In the
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Eutyches
Eutyches (378–ca. 455). Archimandrite of Constantinople who was the catalyst for the clash between ⇒Flavian of Constantinople and ⇒Dioscorus that eventually led to the Council of ⇒Chalcedon. Traditionally he is considered the founder of Monophysitism, which sometimes receives the name Eutychianism. Dioscorus
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Eutyches
Eutyches (c. 378–454). A monk from Constantinople, Eutyches argued against the *Nestorian view of the nature of Christ and developed a view that the church later deemed heretical at the *Council of Chalcedon in 451. In essence, Eutyches held that after the incarnation, Christ had only one nature, the
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
EUTYCHES
EU′TYCHES (Εὐτύχης). 1. An engraver of gems, was one of the sons of Dioscurides. His name is seen on an extant gem, with the inscription ΕΥΤΥΧΗΣ ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ ΑΙΓΕΑΙΟΣ. (Bracci, P. ii. tab. 73; R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn, p. 42.)2. Of Bithynia, a sculptor, who is known by a statue in the worst
A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
Eutyches (4)
EUTYCHES (4) and EUTYCHIANISM. Eutyches was archimandrite of a monastery near Constantinople. For seventy years (as he told pope Leo) he had lived a monastic life, and during thirty out of those seventy he had presided over his 300 monks. This life-long education in a monastery helps to explain the character
Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity
Eutyches
EUTYCHES (ca. 378–454). Having become a monk near *Constantinople very early—in 448 he claimed to have led a monastic life for 70 years (ACO II, 2, 1, 34; II, 4, 144)—he was ordained priest and elected archimandrite of a large monastery. He was a friend of *Cyril of Alexandria and those connected with
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Eutyches
Eutyches (c. 378–454)Considered to be the father of Monophysitism, a heresy condemned at the Council of Chalcedon in 451Eutyches was abbot of an important monastery just outside Constantinople during the reign of Theodosius II. The new patriarch of Constantinople in 427 was Nestorius, who carefully