Cyprianus Thascius Caecili(an)us
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b. AD 200/210, probably in Carthage;

d. AD 258 in Carthage;

Bishop of Carthage (248/9–258), who was a major influence on the development of Christianity, as well as the Church and its offices. His literary work revolves around the question of how to deal with Christian apostate…

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Hubl, Christina, “Cyprianus Thascius Caecili(an)us”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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