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(d. ca. 366/370). B. probably near Antioch, Syria (now Antakya, Turkey); studied there under Arian influence; deacon Antioch ca. 350; excommunicated for Arianism; to Alexandria, where he taught Eunomius* ca. 356; returned to Antioch under Eudoxius*; condemned for extreme views also by some Arians 359; exiled to NE Asia Minor; made bp. without see 361 by emp. Julian.* Leader of Anomoeans.* Follows are also called Aëtians. Works include On God Unengendered and on That Which Is Engendered; syllogisms.

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