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 (ə-rī′əs, ăr′ē-, âr′-) ad 256?-336.
Greek Christian theologian and founder of Arianism, a doctrine that led to his condemnation as a heretic.
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(Biography) ?250–336 ad, Greek Christian theologian, originator of the doctrine of Arianism
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(əˈraɪ əs, ˈɛər i-)

died A.D. 336, Christian priest at Alexandria: founder of Arianism.
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Noun1.Arius - a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)Arius - a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)
2.Arius - type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Ariidae, family Ariidae - sea catfishes
crucifix fish - sea catfish of the Caribbean area
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When we choke on that difficult phrase "begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father" in our creed, we're telling Arius one more time that Jesus absolutely shares in the being of God.
He concludes with the dispute between Bishop Alexander of Alexandria and his priest Arius over the divinity of the Son of God and the resulting Council of Nicaea, which declared the Son to be "of one substance," homoousios, with the Father.
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Nicholas is one of the defenders of the faith, for it was at the Council of Nicaea in 325AD that the Bishops of the Church defined words of the Creed against the teaching of the heretic Arius. During the debate, it is reported that Nicholas socked Arius on the chin and knocked him out.
Williams provided an example of this in his early book on Arius (d.