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Coptic Council Acts, Ephesus

<I>Coptic Council Acts, Ephesus</I>

Emperor Theodosius II called for the now famous Ecumenian Council of Ephesus (AD 431). The chief aim was the condemnation of the teaching of Nestorius, mainly thanks to Cyrillos, Patriarch of Alexandria. The council acts and the outcome were of such importance for the monophysitic Egyptian church that in the 8th century a luxury manuscript was made of the Coptic translation of the council acts. Th…