Chalcedon definition

  • others:
    • An ancient Greek town of northwest Asia small on Bosporus near present-day Istanbul. It absolutely was founded in 685 B.C. and passed to Rome in A.D. 74.
  • proper-noun:
    • an old maritime city of Bithynia, in Asia Minor, nearly directly opposing Byzantium
  • noun:
    • an old town regarding the Bosporus (now section of Istanbul); site of this Council of Chalcedon
    • the 4th ecumenical council in 451 which defined both natures (person and divine) of Christ

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