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  • SYNOD OF ELVIRA, an ecclesiastical synod held in Spain, the date of which cannot be determined with exactness.
  • The place of meeting, Elvira, was not far from the modern Granada, if not, as Dale thinks, actually identical with it.
  • "Elvira," especially bibliography.
  • From the synod at Elvira in the 4th century this process began, and it was continued in the West-Gothic Church legislation, in the Lateran councils (especially the fourth in 1215), and in the council of Trent (1563).
  • His name, and that of his wife Geloria (Elvira), are associated with the grant of the first franchises of Leon.