Although the Copts were satisfied, Rome was not. Pope Felix III condemned the Henoticon and excommunicated Patriarch Acacius in 484, beginning the thirty-five year Acacian Schism. The one-nature party does not seem to have taken the compromise too seriously; it was while the Henoticon was in force that Severus of Antioch, hardly a moderate, was at the peak of his influence. The Henoticon was staunchly upheld by Zeno's successor Anastasius, but abandoned by Justin I.
Henoticon, which means "Act of Union", is also the alternate title of Emperor Justin II's Programma of 571, another (and more immediately failed) attempt to end the Miaphysite schism.
---Norman Hugh Redington
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