What does the word Arian mean?

Usage examples for Arian

  1. And now that we stand before the greatest of the Eastern fathers, let us see how his character and training fitted him to be the hero of the Arian controversy. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  2. Clovis, who coveted the rich provinces of the South, profited by the religious antagonism existing between the Aquitanians and the Goths to gain the confidence of the bishops to whom he promised the destruction of Arian supremacy. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  3. Schlegel says the Goths were ready converts to Christianity, but 'in the Arian form. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan