Overview of ancient Church Councils and Local Synods laying down rules [=‘canons’] regarding women
Read the synopsis on how women were treated in the early Church Orders and Church Canons.
|3rd cent.||Didascalia Apostolorum||socalled ‘Church Order’|
|248 AD||Canons of Dionysius||Archbishop’s regulations for Alexandria|
|324||Council of Nicea||General Church Council|
|325-381||Local Council of Gangra||local synod|
|329-379||Canons of St. Basil||rules of local bishop|
|363||Synod of Laodicea||local synod|
|380||Synod of Saragossa||local synods|
|390||Synod of Carthage||local synod|
|393||Synod of Hippo||local synod|
|394||Synod of Nimes||local synod|
|ca. 400 AD||Apostolic Constitutions
see here Book VIII
|345 – 419||Councils of Carthage||local synods|
|441||Synod of Orange||local synod|
|451||Council of Chacedon||General Church Council|
|465||Council of Vannes||General Church Council|
|485||Statuta Ecclesiae Antiqua||‘Church Order’|
|517||Synod of Epaon||local synod|
|553||Second Synod of Orléans||local synod|
|538||Third Synod of Orléans||local synod|
|550||Braga||Collected Chapters by Bishop of Braga|
|563||Council of Braga 2||Council of Braga|
|567||Synod of Tours 2||local synod|
|578||Council of Seville||Council of Seville|
|581||Synod of Macon||local synod|
|585||Synod of Macon||local synod|
|588||Synod of Auxerre||local synod|
|630||Synod of Reims||local synod|
|650||Synod of Rouen||local synod|
|680||Canons of Bishop Timothy||rules by Archbishop of Alexandria|
|690||Penitentiary of Theodore||rules by Archbishop of Canterbury|
|692||Council of Trullo||General Church Council|
|743||Synod of Rome||local synod|
|787||Council of Nicaea II||General Church Council|
|821||Capitulary of Theodulf||rules by Bishop of Orléans|
|823||Capitulary of Basel||rules by Bishop of Basel|
|829||Council of Paris||local Council|
|850||Synod of Rome||local synod|
|868||Synod of Worms||local synod|
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