World History Moment: The Council of Nicaea (May 20, 325)

World History Moment: The Council of Nicaea (May 20, 325)
World History Moment: The Council of Nicaea (May 20, 325)

World History Moment: The Council of Nicaea (May 20, 325)

On May 20, 325 A.D. leaders gathered in the city of Nicaea to settle a dispute within the early Christian community. The beliefs set down during this council remain the central precepts of many Christian denominations. Historian John Schmidt explains. (Photo: Flickr/pouriya2007)