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Christian creed in Greek; at the Council of Calchedon in AD 451 recited for the first time in its entirety together with the Nicaenum and attributed to the Council of Constantinople in 381. The Nicaeno-Constantinopolitanum (NC) contains the most important formulas of the Nicaenum, e.g. the homooúsios (ὁμοούσιος), but not the condemnations (anathemata). It is about a quarter longer than the Nicaenum; especially the section on the Holy Spirit has been much expanded: with Father and Son the Spirit is part of the union of rule, w…

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Gerber, Jörg (Bochum), “Nicaeno-Constantinopolitanum”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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