meaning of arius

arius meaning in General Dictionary

kind genus of Ariidae: water catfishes

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  • a Greek who was simply a Christian theologian energetic in Alexandria and who was simply announced a heretic for their doctrines about Jesus (which had become known as Arianism) (256?-336)

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Theodotus was excommunicated by the bishop of Rome, Victor, c. 195, but his followers lived on under a younger teacher of the same name and under Artemon, while in the East similar views were expounded by Beryllus of Bostra and Paul of Samosata, who undoubtedly influenced Lucian of Antioch and his school, including Arius and, later, Nestorius.

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