Cinthila a king of the Goths, brother and successor of king Sisenand, assisted at the fifth council of Toledo, the decrees of which he confirmed. The canons made at this council were intended for the benefit of Cinthila and his race. On January 9, 638, he convoked the sixth council of Toledo, at which nineteen canons were made. They commence with a profession of faith, in which forty-seven bishops and five absent deputies, Silva, bishop of Narbonne, being at the head, acknowledge the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son.-Smith, Diet. of Christ. Biog. s.v.