Ultimately all consented to let the matter drop, without attemptingto reach too formal a settlement. Possibly it was expected that tensionwould soon be eased automatically, by the death of Papa; though, as amatter of fact, he seems to have lived for twelve years after thistime. Shimun was reconciled by the prospect of the succession, and whatelse we know of his story gives us ground for hoping that highermotives also may have influenced him. Practically, the victory restedwith Papa, who regained his see, and whose primacy among the bishopscame to be accepted as a thing too practically useful to resist. Allrecognized that it was useless to argue against the law of gravitation,which had decreed that Seleucia should be the primary, round which allthe planets of the system must revolve. Papa's ambition, saysMshikha-Zca, worked out to the advantage of the Church.
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The first indication of hostile actioncomes from an inscription dated May 28, 249 where the legion calls itself. Thedate of a law in Justinian's code show us that was still in Rome on June 17, 249. In addition, there are coins of after August 29, showing he was still emperor then.
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Perhaps a principal reason for the strange lapse in the mention of their name is to be found in the circumstance that during this period between 626 and 791 it seems to have changed first to "Havar" and then to "Harvat".
We do know that at some time in the first century A.D.
THERE was no difficulty in obtaining leave for the election of asuccessor to Sabr-Ishu. Chosroes readily gave permission for thegathering of a council, and the electoral college met early in 604; thebishops being allowed to make use of the royal posts for the journey,as in the Roman Empire;while orders were given that they should freely elect a proper person,with an eye only to his fitness for the post.
there ap peared on the Black Sea littoral a group known as the Alans.
Khenana left Nisibis, accompanied by fully three hundred of hispupils, but no schism followed, though the danger of one must have beenconsiderable. Most of this school, we may conjecture, were probablyabsorbed by the Monophysites, seeing that their indeterminate positionwould make such a process easy. The condemnation of the man who wastrying to teach that "Western" expressions were of a kind that could beaccepted in the "East," was a very grave misfortune; and it shows howmisunderstanding, resentment and suspicion were now causing the twobodies to drift apart from one another.
They, along withthe Goths, raided Pannonia and Dacia as well.
The theological question does not seem to have been threshed out onthis occasion. Khenana was condemned by his bishop, Gregory, certainly,and by the patriarch probably. But he was condemned on a minor point,viz., because in his commentary on job he had ventured to contradictthe "Interpreter," and ascribe that work to Moses. Neither Ishu-yahb notSabr-Ishu ventured to condemn the doctor by name; and one is inclinedto suggest (for it would be characteristic of oriental ways) that as itwas difficult to reach any clear decision on the Christological problem(for in all probability the views of the Patriarch Ishu-yahb werepretty much those of Khenana on that point), it was found convenient toget rid of the doctor by condemning his views on the minor point, andto let the larger question rest. Of course, this shirking of thedifficulty was useless in the long run.