The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Section of Northern Lengthwise Nave. North View

The Seventh Ecumenical Council

Dionisy's frescoes. The Seventh Ecumenical Council

(II Nicaea) was convened in Nicaea in 787 under the emperor Constantine VI and his mother Irina to fight the iconoclastic heresy: among 367 patriarchs were Tarasy of Tsaregrad, Hippolite of Alexandria, Iliah of Jerusalem. Feast day: Sunday nearest to 11 October.