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Vincentius of Lerinum
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[German version]

I. Life Theologist, died before AD 450

V. of Lerinum (Lérins) died before AD 450, perhaps c. 435. According to Gennadius (De viris illustribus 65) and Eucherius [3] (De laude heremi 42; Instructiones I, praef. p. 66,5 Wotke) he was born in northern France and led a secular life, until he took up residence before 427 as a priest-monk on the smaller of the two islands of Lerinum/Lérins off the coast at Cannes (Saint-Honorat), which …

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Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), “Vincentius of Lerinum”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12204850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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