Various local councils were held in Alexandria A.D. 306 to A.D. 633. The two most notable were the council held in A.D. 321 where the Arian ControversyAn extension of Logos subordinational theology advocated by Arius, a 4th century priest in Alexandrian, which asserted that Christ was simply a creati... more was first denounced and the council held in A.D. 430 where Nestorius(fl. early 5th century) Archbishop of Constantinople who denied that Mary was theotokos or Mother of God. His Christology was accused of splitting Chr... more was first admonished by a council leading to the controversy over the incarnation of ChristDerived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... more.