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Bishops of Clermont - Pope Innocent VI, Sidonius Apollinaris, Jean Baptiste Massillon, Austromoine, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Namatius (Paperback) Loot Price: R201
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Chapters: Pope Innocent Vi, Sidonius Apollinaris, Jean Baptiste Massillon, Austromoine, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Namatius, Jacques D'amboise, Quintian of Rodez, Genesius, Bishop of Clermont, Martin Gouge, Guillaume Duprat, Bonitus. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 41. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Gaius Sollius (Modestus) Apollinaris Sidonius or Saint Sidonius Apollinaris (November 5 of an unknown year, perhaps 430 August, 489) was a poet, diplomat, and bishop. Sidonius is "the single most important surviving author from fifth-century Gaul" according to Eric Goldberg. He was one of four fifth- to sixth-century Gallo-Roman aristocrats whose letters survive in quantity; the others are Ruricius bishop of Limoges (died 507), Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus, bishop of Vienne (died 518) and Magnus Felix Ennodius of Arles, bishop of Ticinum (died 534). All of them were linked in the tightly-bound aristocratic Gallo-Roman network that provided the bishops of Catholic Gaul. His feast day is August 21. Sidonius was born in Lugdunum (Lyons). His father Apollinaris (born circa 405) was the Prefect of Gaul under Valentinian III between 425 and 455 and the son of another Apollinaris, who was Praetorian Prefect of Gaul before 409 and a friend of his successor Decimus Rusticus. He seems to be a descendant of another Apollinaris, Prefect of Gaul under Constantine II between 337 and 340. Sidonius married Papianilla in about 452. She was the daughter of Emperor Avitus. His life and friendships put him in the center of 5th century Roman affairs. In 457 Majorian deprived Avitus of the empire and seized the city of Lyons; Sidonius fell into his hands. However, the reputation of the aristocrat's learning led Majorian to treat him with the greatest respect. In return Sidonius composed a panegyric in his h...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=14470

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
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Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-96956-4
Barcode: 9781156969564
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LSN: 1-156-96956-5

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