Constance, Council of


Constance, Council of
Constance, Council of
A (partly) ecumenical council held at Constance, now in the Grand Duchy of Baden, from 5 Nov., 1414, to 22 April, 1418

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  • Constance, Council of — (1414–18) 16th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic church. It was convened at the request of Emperor Sigismund to deal with three competing popes, examine the writings of Jan Hus and John Wycliffe, and reform the Church. National political… …   Universalium

  • Constance, Council of — (1414 1418)    General council of the Roman Catholic Church, assembled in order to end the Western Schism that had divided Latin Christendom since 1378. The disputed papal election of 1378 had produced two rival popes whose successors competed… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Constance, Council of — 1415. At this council John Wyclif was declared a heretic; at the same time it was ordered that his body be ungraved . Earlier, in 1410, some 300 proposals had been found and condemned in his writings. Cf. De haeretico comburendo …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Constance, Council of —  Констанцский собор …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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  • Council of Constance — Date 1414–8 Accepted by Catholicism Previous council Vienne Next council Siena (Counciliarism) Florence (Ecumenical) …   Wikipedia

  • council — /kown seuhl/, n. 1. an assembly of persons summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice. 2. a body of persons specially designated or selected to act in an advisory, administrative, or legislative capacity: the governor s… …   Universalium

  • Council of Basle —     Council of Basle     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Basle     Convoked by Pope Martin V in 1431, closed at Lausanne in 1449. The position of the pope as the common Father of the Christian world had been seriously compromised by the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Council of Florence — Council of Basel–Ferrara–Florence Date 1431–45 Accepted by Catholicism Previous council Council of Constance Next council Fifth Council of the Lateran …   Wikipedia

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