On the Communion of Damasus and Meletius: Fourth-Century Synodal Formulae in the Codex Veronensis LX

Lester L. Field Jr.

ST 145. 2004. xii, 304 pp. Casebound. ISBN 978–0–88844–145–4 • $69.95

Emerging from the Roman synods of the 370s, epistolary exemplars provided formulae that healed the schism between the two Nicene claimants to the see of Antioch. Since this union with the Western Church did not last past 381, the synodal formulae for reunion pose delicate problems of great import to Church history.

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