(Osius; Ossius; ca. 256ca. 358). B. probably Cordova, Sp.; bp. Cordova ca. 295; friend and counselor of Constantine* I; prominent at Council of Nicaea* I 325 as defender of orthodoxy; subscribed an Arian creed under duress at Sirmium 357 which he abjured on his deathbed.
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