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Eugippius (c. 467–c. 535 CE) was a monk and an abbot of a monastery at Castellum Lucullanum in Naples. Best known as the hagiographer of Saint Severinus of Noricum, Eugippius was also the author of an Augustinian florilegium, Excerpta ex Operibus Sancti Augustini (Excerpts from the Works of Saint Augustine), and, less securely, a monastic rule, Eugippii Regula (Rule of Eugippius). While little is known about Eugippius’ own life, his migration to Ostrogothic Italy afforded him access to a network of …

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Van Haitsma Kotva, Alyssa, “Eugippius”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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