- an ancient city in NW Asia Minor: Nicene Creed formulated here a.d.
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As Lewis Ayres shows in his book Nicaea and its Legacy, there were numerous points of disagreement and dissent.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke
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It was held at Nicaea in Bithynia, and was attended by 318 Bishops.A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)
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He was immediately arrested and hurried to Nicaea in Bithynia.
After the capture of Nicaea, the field-army of Kilij Arslan had to be met.
These last are also found at Nicaea, and at the monastery of St Luke.
They chose for the meeting a part of the sea-shore, in the Malian gulf, near Nicaea.History of Rome, Vol III
- an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, in Bithynia: site of the first council of Nicaea (325 ad), which composed the Nicene CreedModern Turkish name: Iznik
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