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Amandus
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Amandus (early 5th cent. CE) was a presbyter in Bordeaux under Bishop Delphinus, after whose death around 404 CE he succeeded as bishop in this city. He as a presbyter with close connections to Delphinus probably took part at the deposition of the Priscillianists at the synod in Bordeaux 384/385 CE (Sul. Chron. 2.48.1; 49.2-50.1; SC 441, 338–343; Prosper of Aquitaine, Epitoma chronicorum  under year 385 CE and under year 389 CE; MGH.AA 9, 462; Hydatius, Chronicle under year 386 CE; OCM 76f.), but nothing is known about his activity. His successor as bishop in Bordeaux w…

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Heil, Uta, “Amandus”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000123>
First published online: 2018



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