Nestorius

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nestorius Syrian who was a Christian bishop and Patriarch of Constantinople in the early fifth century; one of the major heresies concerning the doctrine of the hypostasis of Christ was named after him (died in 451)
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Usage

In literature:

The southern, where Nestorius was banished in the first climate, and only three days' journey from the confines of Nubia.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
But the sword of persecution which Nestorius so furiously wielded was soon turned against his own breast.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
Who knows now exactly what Nestorius taught?
"The Ball and The Cross" by G.K. Chesterton
Arius under Constantine, Aetius under Constantius, Nestorius under Theodosius.
"The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete" by Friedrich Schiller
Give ye good hap, most stout Nestorius!
"With Edged Tools" by Henry Seton Merriman
He had been a monk of the Christian sect called Nestorians from Nestorius their leader.
"Notes On The Apocalypse" by David Steele
The Christian general, whose name was Nestorius, went forward and challenged any Saracen to single combat.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4" by Various
Nestorius was a Greek, born in the latter part of the fourth century near Germanicia.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
To settle this quarrel Nestorius demands a council and obtains it.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal," by Various
Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, led the opposition to Nestorius.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
In one day the matter was completed; the Virgin's party triumphed, and Nestorius was deposed.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
Nestorius was condemned, and died in exile.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
Both Eutyches and Nestorius are spoken of as living.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
This is clearly manifest from the cause of Nestorius.
"The Church of England cleared from the charge of Schism" by Thomas William Allies
Kavadh), against the heresy of Acacius and Barsuma (Bar-sauma), the friends of Nestorius.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
As bishop of Constantinople Nestorius naturally looked to the emperor for support, while Cyril turned to Rome.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
Another heresy of Nestorius, likewise condemned at Ephesus, was that of admitting two persons in Jesus.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Nestorius held the two natures so far apart as to appear to sacrifice the unity of the person of Christ.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
Her opposition to Nestorius and Eutychius had much to do with the condemnation of their views.
"Constantinople painted by Warwick Goble" by Alexander Van Millingen
He also was indefatigable in persecuting Nestorius, an alleged heretic.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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