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 Eunomius of Cyzikus (PCBE 3, Eunomius 1, 295-342) ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date 358-360 (from: --/--/358 to: --/--/360)
Exile Date Notes It is not clear, when his term of exile terminated, but he was consecrated a bishop in Cyzicus in 360.
Sources Philostorgius, historia ecclesiastica 4.5, 4.8 Theodoret, historia ecclesiastica 2.27, p. 160-61 Sozomenus, historia ecclesiastica 4.13.5-6, p. 156 Gregory of Nyssa, contra Eunomium

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Antiochia/Theoupolis [Antakya]
Location exiled from Antiochia/Theoupolis [Antakya]
Location exiled to Midaion [Karahöyük]
Location(s) arrived at Midaion [Karahöyük]
Date of arrival 358 (from: --/--/358 to: --/--/--)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location settlement
Reason for leaving attended council
   
Location(s) arrived at Seleucia ad Calycadnum [Silifke]
Date of arrival 359 (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
Relationship to location place of church council attended
Type of location city
Reason for leaving n/a
Location(s) exile returned to Cyzikus [Erdek/Bandirma]
Location of office after return Cyzikus [Erdek/Bandirma]

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine attended council of Seleucia in 359, defends himself from charges of heterodoxy in his apologia
Died in exile? no
Reason for death
Writings in Exile yes
  
Title of writing apologia
Genre treatise
Extant? partly
Notes in Gregory of Nyssa, Contra Eumonius, ed. Jaeger
  

Legal details

Threat only no
Refuge from judicial proceedings no
Consequence of asylum no
Offenses exiled for/accused of Involvement in conspiracy of Constantius Gallus
Legal type of exile unknown
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration two years
Notes on core legal details according to Sozomenus, historia ecclesiastica 4.13.5-6, the exile may have to do with the council of Sirmium, condemned by Constantius.
Returned? n/a
Reason for return consecrated as bishop
Deposed by synod? no
Synod deposed by
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 deacon
Clerical or ascetic office during exile
Clerical or ascetic office after return n/a
Enforced rank change? n/a
Religious affiliation before exile Anomoean
Religious affiliation during exile Anomoean
Religious affiliation after return Anomoean
Notes on religious affiliation Basilius of Caesarea, homilia 24.2 (601B-604C)
Died in exile? no

Cult

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

Exile Relationships: Interactions

    Basilius of Ancyra

  • Interaction Date 358 (from: --/--/358 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Bishop
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) cleric
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Notes
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat)
    Yes
  • Constantius II

  • Interaction Date 358 (from: --/--/358 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Emperor
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile) Arian
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Notes
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat)
    Yes
  • Maris of Chalcedon

  • Interaction Date (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Bishop
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) cleric
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes
    Other Interaction Type
    Yes (consecrated Eunomius as bishop)
  • Eudoxius of Antioch

  • Interaction Date 359 (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Bishop
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) cleric
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes
    Other Interaction Type
    Yes (consecrated Eunomius as bishop)
  • Aetius of Antioch

  • Interaction Date 359 (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) unknown
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes
    Other Interaction Type
    Yes (requests return of Aetius from exile)

Other Relationships: Contacts of an exiled Person/Group's contacts'

    Person 1 Constantius II
    Person 2 Maris of Chalcedon
    Date 359 (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes agrees to consecration of Eunomius by Maris and Eudoxius
    Person 1 Constantius II
    Person 2
    Date 359 (from: --/--/359 to: --/--/--)
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes agrees to consecration of Eunomius by Maris and Eudoxius
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