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 +The '''First Council of Nicaea''' was a council of Christian bishops convened in [[Nicaea (city)|Nicaea]] in [[Bithynia]] (present-day [[İznik]] in [[Turkey]]) by the [[Roman Emperors|Roman Emperor]] [[Constantine I]] in AD 325. The Council was historically significant as the first effort to attain [[consensus decision-making|consensus]] in the church through an [[legislature|assembly]] representing all of [[Christendom]].
 +== See also ==
 +* [[Ancient church councils (pre-ecumenical)]] - church councils before the First Council of Nicaea
 +* [[First seven Ecumenical Councils]]
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The First Council of Nicaea was a council of Christian bishops convened in Nicaea in Bithynia (present-day İznik in Turkey) by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. The Council was historically significant as the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all of Christendom.

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