Eutyches( 380 - 456 )
Eutyches was a presbyter and archimandrite at Constantinople. He first came to notice in 431 at the First Council of Ephesus, for his vehement opposition to the teachings of Nestorius; his condemnation of Nestorianism as heresy led him to an equally extreme, although opposite view, which precipitated his being denounced as a heretic himself.
Eutyches was an archimandrite of a monastery outside the walls of Constantinople, where he ruled over three hundred monks. He was much respected and godfather to Chrysaphius, an influential eunuch at the court of Theodosius II.
The Archbishop of Constantinople, Nestorius, having asserted that Mary ought not to be referred to as the "Mother of God" , was denounced as a heretic; in combating this assertion of Patriarch Nestorius, Eutyches declared...