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Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

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Bishop of Samosata (d. 380), played a considerable part in the later stages of the Arian controversy in the East. He is first mentioned among the Homoean and Homoeusian bishops who in 363 accepted the Homousian formula at the synod of Antioch presided over by Meletius, with whose views he seems to have identified himself (see Meletius Of Antioch). According to Theodoret (5, 4, 8) he was killed at Doliche in Syria, where he had gone to consecrate a bishop, by a stone cast by an Arian woman. He thus became a martyr, and found a place in the Catholic calendar (see the article by Loofs in HerzogHauck, Realencykl., ed. 1898, v. p. 620).

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​bri/​e/eusebius-bishop-of-samosata.html. 1910.
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