Latrocinium

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Latrocinium lat-rō-sin′i-um the Robber-Council, that held at Ephesus in 449, in which the doctrines of the heretic Eutyches were upheld by means of intimidation—its acts revoked at the œcumenical council of Chalcedon in 451: larceny: right of adjudging and executing thieves.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., robbery.

Usage

In literature:

In just the same way it had been given at the Latrocinium to Dioscorus.
"The Church of England cleared from the charge of Schism" by Thomas William Allies
The next act of the Council was to give admission to Theodoret, who had been deposed at the Latrocinium.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Quatuor articuli judicii castrensis: stuprum, incendium, latrocinium et vis armata alienis aedibus illata.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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