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Quinisext Synod

(2d Trullan, from ML trullus, “dome”; so called from the domed hall in the imperial palace where it was held; the 1st Trullan syn. or council was held here 680–681). Convened by Justinian* II; held ca. 691/692 Constantinople; adopted 102 disciplinary canons (including one reasserting canon 28 of Chalcedon) to complete the work of the 5th and 6th (hence called Quinisext; Gk.: penthekte) Ecumenical Councils (see Councils and Synods, 4); there were no duly-appointed W legates; its acts were rejected by Sergius* I. See also Eastern Orthodox Standards of Doctrine; Germanos I; Monothelitism; Schism, 4.

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