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This synod took place between 313 and 321, after the great persecution and before Constantine became the sole emperor of the Roman Empire. The issued 15 canons, dealing with disciplinary for the clergy and moral questions.

Other deal with the catechumenate, with the age for ordination to the priesthood (to not be below 30 years), and with the status of the chorepiscopi (country bishops).

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