Arius

[ uh-rahy-uhs, air-ee- ]

noun
  1. died a.d. 336, Christian priest at Alexandria: founder of Arianism.

  2. Ancient name of Hari Rud.

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How to use Arius in a sentence

  • The combatants were as great as Athanasius and Arius,--as vehement, as earnest, though not so fierce.

  • Her brother Arius and his sons were concealed in the house of a friend, for they seemed threatened by a serious peril.

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  • When the Arian controversy broke out, Eusebius showed considerable sympathy with Arius.

British Dictionary definitions for Arius

Arius

/ (ˈɛərɪəs) /


noun
  1. ?250–336 ad, Greek Christian theologian, originator of the doctrine of Arianism

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