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Hosius

(hō`zhēəs), c.255–c.358, Spanish prelate, bishop of Córdoba, leader against ArianismArianism
, Christian heresy founded by Arius in the 4th cent. It was one of the most widespread and divisive heresies in the history of Christianity. As a priest in Alexandria, Arius taught (c.
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. He presided at the Council of Nicaea (325) and is credited by Athanasius with having authored the Nicene formulary. He was exiled to Sirmium in the Arian reaction and was forced to sign a semi-Arian formula. He renounced it before his death.
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Statybos darbus priziurejo is Vokietijos kiles inzinierius ir Vilniaus pilininkas Ulrichas Hosius (Vitkauskiene 2006).
In the mid-fourth century, for example, Bishop Hosius warned Emperor Constantius: Do not interfere in matters ecclesiastical, nor give us orders on such questions, but learn about them from us.
For example, Hosius, Bishop of Cordova, wrote the Emperor Constantius around 350 about his conception of church and empire as follows:
"It has created more serious, positive relationships between contractors and us because they know that we're paying attention to the front and back end of building houses," says Bill Hosius, Ply Mart's vice president.
The roles played in the history of Poland by the Society of Jesus and its great protector Cardinal Stanislaus Hosius (Stanislaw Hozjusz) cannot be overestimated.
From these, the five legates (Ercole Gonzaga, Giacomo Puteo, Seripando, Stanislaus Hosius, and Ludovico Simonetta) would choose 12 to present before the general congregation of the council.
At Trent the leading theologian-prelates were, among others, Girolamo Seripando, O.E.S.A., Stanislaus Hosius, Bartolomeu dos Martires, O.P., Robert Wauchope, Cornelio Musso, O.F.M.
Such actions do not appear to have been altogether exceptional, for at the Council of Serdica in 343, Bishop Hosius, after criticizing bishops, in particular the north Africans for bringing many useless petitions to the imperial court, urges that their time would be better spent in supporting the causes of those who had sought refuge in their churches either to avoid injustice or even to escape punishment from the courts (Canon 8).
Indeed, one might imagine that this is what Hosius' edition (Leipzig [1913.sup.3]) might have been like had he had the benefit of Housman's tuition.