Pauliani sentence example
- They were thus identified with the old party of the Pauliani, condemned at the first council of Nice in 325, and diffused in Syria a century later.
- It may be that under stress of common persecution there was a certain fusion in Armenia of Pauliani and Manicheans.
- It is then on the whole probable that the Paulicians who appear in Armenian records as early as 550, and were afterwards= called Thonraki, by the Greeks by the Armenian name Paulikiani, were the remains of a primitive adoptionist Christianity, widely dispersed in the east and already condemned under the name of Pauliani by the council of Nice in 325.
- Already at the Council of Nicaea in 325 the Pauliani were put outside the Church and condemned to be rebaptized.