Council of Chalcedon

Illustration

Celina Bebenek
by Vasily Surikov
published on 25 January 2022

An image showing the Council of Chalcedon painted by Vasily Surikov in 1876. Oil on Canvas. The Council of Chalcedon was called in 451 by the Roman Emperor Marcian to settle debates that had begun at two earlier meetings in Ephesus (431, 439). Various Bishops were debating the nature (hypostases, “reality”) of Christ.

Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

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