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First phase The first was mainly concerned with the lawfulness of celebrating Easter on a weekday. Those who kept Easter with the Jews were called Quartodecimans or terountes (observants); but even in the time of Pope Victor this usage hardly extended beyond the churches of Asia Minor.
We read in Eusebius ( Church History V.23 ): "A question of no small importance arose at that time [i. After the pope's strong measures the Quartodecimans seem to have gradually dwindled away.
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Easter Controversy Ecclesiastical history preserves the memory of three distinct phases of the dispute regarding the proper time of observing Easter. Synods and assemblies of bishops were held on this account, and all with one consent through mutual correspondence drew up an ecclesiastical decree that the mystery of the Resurrection of the Lord should be celebrated on no other day but the Sunday and that we should observe the close of the paschal fast on that day only." These words of the Father of Church History. or whether Christians should observe the Holy Day of the Jews.
It will add to clearness if we in the first place state what is certain regarding the date and the nature of these three categories . followed by some extracts which he makes from the controversial letters of the time, tell us almost all that we know concerning the paschal controversy in its first stage. Irenæus is among the extracts just referred to, and this shows that the diversity of practice regarding Easter had existed at least from the time of Pope Sixtus (c. the fourteenth of Nisan, which might occur on any day of the week.
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