Exile Case

Here you will find information about an individual exile case and links which enable you to view exile locations on a map as well as visualise the relationships between people and groups using a network diagram.
Person/Group Secundus of Ptolemais ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date c. 325 (from: --/--/325 to: --/--/--)
Sources Philostorgius, historia ecclesiastica 1.9-10 (NPNF)

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Ptolemais/Barkes Limen [Tolmeita]
Location exiled from Ptolemais/Barkes Limen [Tolmeita]
Location exiled to
Location(s) exile returned to
Location of office after return

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine
Died in exile? unknown
Reason for death
Writings in Exile unknown

Legal details

Threat only no
Refuge from judicial proceedings no
Consequence of asylum no
Offenses exiled for/accused of Unwillingness to subscribe to Nicaean creed
Legal type of exile unknown
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration unknown
Returned? unknown
Reason for return
Deposed by synod? yes
Synod deposed by Council of Nicaea 20/5/325 - 19/6/325 (from: 20/5/325 to: 19/6/325)
Returned by synod? unknown
Synod returned by

Religious status, office and affiliation

Religious status before exile clerical
Religious status during exile ??
Religious status after return n/a
Clerical or ascetic office before exile bishop
Clerical or ascetic office during exile
Clerical or ascetic office after return n/a
Enforced rank change? n/a
Religious affiliation before exile
Religious affiliation during exile
Religious affiliation after return
Died in exile? unknown
Reason for death


Venerated as a saint? No
Date (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/--)
Cult site

Exile Relationships: Interactions

    Flavius Valerius Constantinus

  • Interaction Date 325 (from: --/--/325 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Emperor
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat)