What is another word for Nicaea?

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[ nɪkˈi͡ə], [ nɪkˈi‍ə], [ n_ɪ_k_ˈiə]

Nicaea is a historically significant city that served as the location for two significant councils in the Early Christian Church. Synonyms for Nicaea include Nicea, Ä°znik, and Nikaia. Nicea is the Latin spelling of Nicaea, while Ä°znik is the modern-day Turkish name for the city. Nikaia is the Greek spelling of the city. The city is located in western Turkey and is known for its rich history, including its role in the development of Christianity. The name Nicaea is often used to refer to the two councils held there, which helped to define and shape the beliefs of the Christian church.

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How to use "Nicaea" in context?

The Christian Council of Nicaea first met in May of 325 C.E. and the first Ecumenical Council was held there in May of 381 C.E. The phrase "Concilium Nicaea" (meaning "Nicaea Council") is still used to identify the First Ecumenical Council.

At the Council, the Bishop of Rome, Constantine, presided over what has been called the "First Ecumenical Church Council." A number of documents were issued from the Council, including the Nicene Creed and the Chalcedonian Creed.

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