Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 167

Novatian, presbyter at Rome, later antipope, middle 3rd c.

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Attested presbyterial activity in Rome (Rome),


Religious grouping (other than Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian) - Novatianist
Change of denomination
Further ecclesiastical career - Bishop
Functions within the Church - Urban presbyter
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Reasons for ordination - Personal ambition
Usurping episcopal power
Public law - Secular
Relation with - Heretic/Schismatic
Former ecclesiastical career - None
Administration of justice - Excommunication/Anathema
Writing activity
Impediments or requisits for the office
Episcopal ambitions
Impediments or requisits for the office - Neophyte Neophyte
Education - Theological interest
Impediments or requisits for the office - Ecclesiastical career
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