The Annals of Eutychius of Alexandria (10th c. AD) – chapter 15 (part 3)

5. This was the second council which was held in the city of Ephesus.  Presiding at this council were Dioscorus, Patriarch of Alexandria, Domnus, Patriarch of Antioch, Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem and the legates of Leo, patriarch of Rome.  They examined the case of Eutyches along with that of Eusebius, bishop of Dorilea, and Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople.  Dioscorus, Patriarch of Alexandria, confirmed the doctrine of Eutyches and excommunicated Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople, and Eusebius, bishop of Dorilea.  But Domnus, Patriarch of Antioch, Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem, Modestus, bishop of Ancyra, and Asa, Bishop of Edessa, along with many other bishops and the legates of Leo, patriarch of Rome, disapproved of the behavior of Dioscorus and rejected his doctrine as absurd. Dioscorus then excommunicated them and wrote to Leo, patriarch of Rome, and to all the priests, imposing excommunication and interdiction from the celebration of the Eucharist, if they refused to embrace the doctrine of Eutyches.  Convinced of this doctrine, Dioscorus left the city of Ephesus.  This happened in the fortieth year of the reign of Theodosius the Less.  The true faith was thus corrupted and the doctrine of Eutyches became the creed and [official] doctrine, especially in Egypt and Alexandria.  Even King Theodosius embraced the doctrine of Eutyches.

6. In the fortieth year of his reign, Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople, who had excommunicated Dioscorus, died.  After him Athanasius was made patriarch of Constantinople. He held the office for nine years and died.  In his fourth year in office there was the fourth council, in the city of Chalcedon.  In the forty-first year of the reign of Theodosius Domnus, Patriarch of Antioch, who had excommunicated Dioscorus, died.  After him Maximus was made patriarch of Antioch. He held the office for four years and died.  In his third year in office there was the fourth council, in the city of Chalcedon. King Theodosius had a wife named Eudoxia.  The king was given an apple out of season and the king gave the apple to his wife Eudoxia.  One day when he was at the house of one of his nobles, he found the apple that had given to his wife.  The king reluctantly endured it, he was sad, and he thought that his wife Eudoxia was the mistress of the patrician.  So he exiled her to Jerusalem.

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