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- Acacius was patriarch of the Church of the East from 485 to 496. He is included in the traditional list of patriarchs of the Church of the East. During his reign he struggled to prevent the Church of the East from aligning itself with the 'Nestorian' doctrine espoused by the metropolitan Bar Sawma of Nisibis.
- Acacius, son of Archelaus was a Byzantine official, mentioned as a representative of emperor Justin II in 573. He is known for causing a military disaster in a siege of Nisibis, early in the Roman–Persian War of 572–591.
- Acacius was a Byzantine proconsul of Armenia Prima, c. 536–539 in the reign of Justinian I. The main source about him is Procopius.
- parent of Adolius
- Acacius was a Byzantine imperial curator, active in the late reign of Justinian I. He is known for his role in a civil disorder incident of the 560s. The main source about him is a fragment of John Malalas.
- Acacius was a Byzantine military officer, active in Alexandria during the reign of Justinian I.
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" Acacius means that Nestorius seems ...
A Dictionary of Popes (2010)
by J N D Kelly, Michael Walsh
A first letter to Patriarch Acacius reproached him for supporting Mongos and the Henoticon, but a subsequent one summoned him to Rome to answer the charges of John Talaia. The embassy proved a fiasco: the legates let themselves be ...
Being a Continuation of "The Dictionary of the Bible". by William Smith, Henry Wace
and Simplicius wrote again to Acacius, charging him in the strongest language to check the progress of heresy elsewhere and at Alexandria (Simplic. £pp. 18, 19). The letters were without effect, and Simplicius ...
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