NPNF-211. Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian

NPNF-211. Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian

by Philip Schaff, New Century Books

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Sulpitius (or Sulpicius) Severus was born in Aquitania about a.d. 363, and died, as is generally supposed, in a.d. 420. He was thus a contemporary of the two great Fathers of the Church, St. Jerome and St. Augustine. The former refers to him in his Commentary on the 36th chapter of Ezekiel as "our friend Severus." St. Augustine, again, having occasion to allude to him in his 205th letter, describes him as "a man excelling in learning and wisdom." Sulpitius belonged to an illustrious family. He was very carefully educated, and devoted himself in his early years to the practice of oratory.


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BN ID: 2940011860010
Publisher: New Century Books
Publication date: 10/28/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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