Henoticon (Greek, ἑνωτικόν, uniting into one), the name given to a "Decree of Union" issued by the Greek emperor Zeno, A.D. 482, by the advice of Acacius, bishop of Constantinople, with a view to reconcile the Monophysites and the orthodox to the profession of one faith. It recognized the Nicene and Constantinopolitan creeds, but did not name the decrees of Chalcedon. It thus required a sacrifice of opinion on the part of the Monophysites; but, at the same time, it deprived the orthodox of the advantages they had gained at the Council of Chalcedon. The Roman patriarch, Felix II, condemned it in 483, and in 518 it was suppressed. — Moshefn, Church Hist. cent. 5, pt. 2, ch. 5, § 19. The Henoticon is given, in Greek, in Gieseler, Ch. Hist. 1, §10 SEE MONOPHSITES.

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