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Nes·to·ri·us(nĕ-stôr′ē-əs) Died ad 451.
Syrian-born patriarch of Constantinople whose belief that Mary was the mother only of Jesus's human nature was declared heretical (431).
(Biography) died ?451 ad, Syrian churchman; patriarch of Constantinople (428–431); deposed for heresy by the Council of Ephesus
Nes•to•ri•us(nɛˈstɔr i əs, -ˈstoʊr-)
died A.D. 451?, Syrian ecclesiastic: patriarch of Constantinople 428–431; condemned as a heretic.
|Noun||1.||Nestorius - Syrian who was a Christian bishop and Patriarch of Constantinople in the early fifth century; one of the major heresies concerning the doctrine of the hypostasis of Christ was named after him (died in 451)|