Arius



died a.d. 336, Christian priest at Alexandria: founder of Arianism.
Ancient name of .
a river in NW Afghanistan, NE Iran, and S Turkmenistan, flowing W and then N to the Kara Kum desert. 700 miles (1126 km) long.
Contemporary Examples

Enraged by what Arius was saying, Nicholas grabbed Arius by the beard and punched him in the face.
How Santa Hurts Christmas Candida Moss December 22, 2013

The eventual outcome of the council was that Arius lost by a vote of 318-3.
Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis’s Masterstroke Candida Moss June 7, 2014

According to legend, Nicholas, Bishop of Myra—Santa Claus to you and me—punched out Arius rather than listen to his arguments.
Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis’s Masterstroke Candida Moss June 7, 2014

Historical Examples

Arius himself was treated by the whole court with the respect which would have been due to an innocent and oppressed man.
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

Whereupon the followers of Arius decided to have recourse to violence.
Byzantine Churches in Constantinople Alexander Van Millingen

In the time of Eusebia the Church was torn by the contentions between the orthodox and the followers of Arius.
Women of Early Christianity Alfred Brittain

But the pride of Arius was supported by the applause of a numerous party.
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

The lives of Athanasius and Arius should be read in connection.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV John Lord

Mosheim thinks it most probable that Arius was poisoned by his enemies.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03 Various

Arius himself still lived, and his friend Eusebius of Nicomedia rapidly regained influence over the emperor Constantine.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various

noun
?250–336 ad, Greek Christian theologian, originator of the doctrine of Arianism

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