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Flavian of Antioch

Flavian of Antioch flā´vēən, ăn´tēŏk [key], d. 404, Catholic patriarch of Antioch. He succeeded St. Meletius . A rival claimant to the patriarchate, Evagrius, was illegally consecrated, but when Evagrius died Flavian was recognized (c.398), ending the Antioch schism.

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