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    The Life and Works of Potamius of Lisbon.

    Humphries, Mark (2005) The Life and Works of Potamius of Lisbon. Classical Review, 55. pp. 161-163.

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    Potamius of Lisbon is hardly one of the more celebrated churchmen of the fourth century AD. His life is shrouded in obscurity: we do not know when he was born, when he became bishop, or when he died. He emerges into the light of history in the mid-350s when, during the western residence of the ‘Arian’ emperor Constantius II, many bishops were called upon to adhere to the emperor’s preferred version of Christian orthodoxy — a version that would later be denounced as heresy after the triumph of Nicene Christology at the Council of Constantinople in 381. Potamius’ actions during this period are instructive.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Potamius of Lisbon
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Ancient Classics
    Item ID: 614
    Depositing User: M Humphries
    Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Classical Review
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Refereed: Yes

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