Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 33
Novatus, presbyter in Carthage (North Africa), comes to Rome and founds a heresy in AD 251. An account of Isidore of Seville, Chronicle ca AD 616/626.
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308 Nouatus Cypriani episcopi presbyter Romam ueniens Nouatianam heresem condidit.
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308 Nouatus Cypriani episcopi presbyter Romae Nouatianam heresem condidit.
(ed. Martín 2003: 146)
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308. Coming to Rome, Novatus the priest of Cyprian the bishop founded the Novatian heresy.
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308. At Rome, Novatus the priest of Cyprian the bishop founded the Novatian heresy.
(transl. Koon and Wood 2008)

Place of event:

  • Rome

About the source:

Author: Isidore of Seville
Title: Chronicle, Chronicon, Chronica maiora
Origin: Seville (Iberian Peninsula)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
Isidore, bishop of Seville (Iberian Peninsul) composed the Chronicle first in AD 615/616. Then he revised and lenghtened it in AD 626 (see Koon and Wood 2008 and Martín 2005).
J. C. Martín ed., Isidori Hispalensis Chronica, Corpus Christianorum. Series Latina 112, Turnhout 2003.
Th. Mommsen ed., Isidori Iunioris episcopi Hispalensis Chronica maiora ed. primum ad a. DCXV (615), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Auctores antiquissimi 11, Berlin 1894, 424-488.
S. Koon, J. Wood, „The Chronica Maiora of Isidore of Seville: An introduction and translation”, e-Spania 6 (2008).
J.C. Martín, "Les remaniements de la second rédaction de la Chronique d’Isidore de Séville: typologie et motivations", Revue bénédictine 115 (2005), 5-26.


Travel and change of residence
Religious grouping (other than Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian) - Novatianist
Change of denomination
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
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