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THE FIRST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL UNTAMPERED RUSSIAN ICONS, 16TH CENTURY THIS IS HOW THE EARLIER ICONS DEPICTED THE COUNCIL OF NICEA OF 325

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Study 3 Ancient Christian Statements of Faith

Emperor Constantine and the bishops of the First Council of Nicea (325) holding the Niceno–Constantinopolitan Creed of 381. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Council_of_Nicaea

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The first Ecumenical Council (a council of Christian bishops convened in Nicaea by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. This first ecumenical council was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all of Christendom.)

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One of the most beautiful stained glass windows in USA is found in St. Mary's Basilica, a Roman Catholic church in Covington, KY. The Cathedral's north transept window is the world's largest church stained glass window, measuring 67 feet in length by 24 feet wide. It presents the early fifth century Ecumenical Council of Ephesus that proclaimed Mary as the Mother of God.

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Dali - The Ecumenical Council - 1960 (this work depicts the coronation of Pope John XXIII )

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Dali creating his Ecumenical Council (1960) Paying homage to Pope John XXIII who called for an ecumenical council . This decision was announced on this date January 29, 1959 at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. Ecumenical Council ~ 299.7 cm × 254 cm (118 in × 100 in) Master work painting by: Salvador Dalí Completed in 1960 ‪#‎Дали‬ By : John Barous 2015 © Docent, The Salvador Dali Museum, Saint Petersburg, FL. (1996-2011)

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The First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea. 1591. Another masterpiece by Michael Damaskenos. St Catherine of the Sinaites, Herakleio, Greece.

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Dali creating his Ecumenical Council (1960) Paying homage to Pope John XXIII who called for an ecumenical council . This decision was announced on this date January 29, 1959 at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. Ecumenical Council ~ 299.7 cm × 254 cm (118 in × 100 in) Master work painting by: Salvador Dalí Completed in 1960 ‪#‎Дали‬ By : John Barous 2015 © Docent, The Salvador Dali Museum, Saint Petersburg, FL. (1996-2011)

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