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Eustathius of Antioch

(d. ca. 337 AD). Bp. Beroea (now Alep, or Aleppo), Syria; patriarch Antioch, Syria; opposed school of Origen*; opposed Arians at Nicaea* 325; deposed at Arian syn. of Antioch* ca. 326/331 and exiled to Thrace; followers (called Eustathians) in Antioch refused to recognize bps. of Arian consecration, thus occasioning the Eustathian, later Meletian,* schism. See also Patristics, 6.

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