Chalcedon meaning

kălsĭ-dŏn, kăl-sēdn
An ancient Greek city of northwest Asia Minor on the Bosporus near present-day Istanbul. An important Christian ecclesiastical center, it was the site of an important ecumenical council ( ad 451), which met to resolve questions concerning the nature of the Incarnation.
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(place) Ancient Greek city on the Bosporus, opposite Byzantium: site of the 4th ecumenical council, a.d. 451
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An ancient maritime town of Bithynia, in Asia Minor, almost directly opposite Byzantium.
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Origin of chalcedon

  • From Latin Calchēdōn, from Ancient Greek Χαλκηδών (Khalkēdōn).

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