Calcedon


Related to Calcedon: Second Council of Constantinople, Council of Ephesus, Chalcedon Foundation

Cal´ce`don


n.1.A foul vein, like chalcedony, in some precious stones.
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Emperor Constantine, we are told, began to advance his credentials as the representative of Christianity by convening, in 452, the Council of Calcedon, which proclaimed that Constantinople was on a par with Rome.