THEODOSIANS

Followers of I (d. c. 567), the . They comprised the section of the party known as Severians. Their adherence to ’ belief in the corruptibility of the body of Christ earned them the name Corrupticolae (“worshipers of the corruptible”) and the blood- spilling enmity of the followers of Gaianus, the Phantasiastae, who believed the body of Christ was incorruptible. The Theodosians also clashed with the , a Severian faction that asserted that the incarnate Christ was not omniscient. On 3 June 633, of Phasis managed to effect a union of the Theodosians and the .

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Hefele, C. J. A History of the Councils of the Church from the Original Documents, Vol. 3, pp. 459-60, trans. editor of Hagenbach’s History of Doctrines. Edinburgh, 1883. Vol. 5, pp. 18-21, trans. W. R. Clark. Edinburgh, 1896.
  • Neale, J. M. A History of the Holy : The Patriarchate of Alexandria, Vol. 2, pp. 33-35. London, 1847. Wigram, W. A. The Separation of the , pp. 122-24, 156. London, 1923.

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