Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A sect of heretics in the 4th century; so named from Acacius, bishop of Caesarea, who denied the Son to be of the same substance with the Father, though some of them allowed that he was of a similar substance. Also the name of another sect, named after Acacius, patriarch of Constantinople, in the fifth century, who favoured the opinions of Eutychus.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Acacians'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/a/acacians.html. 1802.