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Are any of Arius' writings extant?

In 325 CE, following the defeat of Arius at the Council of Nicea, Emperor Constantine the Great went on a campaign of book burning to eradicate all memory of Arius and his beliefs: After the First ...
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Did Santa Claus really Punch Out Arius? [duplicate]

I was reading about St. Nicholas who helped in part inspire our modern stories of Santa Claus and read the following: One weak tradition has him actually attending the Council of Nicea in A.D. 325, ...
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Did St. Nicholas punch Arius at the Council of Nicaea?

Was Nikolaos of Myra (St. Nicholas) present at the Council of Nicaea and, if so, did he punch (or slap) Arius? This amusing factoid tends to crop up at this time of year and has a well-established ...