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Eugenius of Carthage
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Eugenius was ordained bishop of Carthage in 480–481 CE (see Historiography). He participated in the Council of Carthage in 484 CE. This council was summoned by the Vandal king Huneric. Huneric professed Arian faith and wanted a comparison between African Catholic and African Arian bishops (Arianism). Huneric tried to gather all bishops of Africa and to stop other bishops of other provinces from taking part to the council in order to accuse the African Catholic bishops of heresy. The Catholic bishops was sentenced to be lash…

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Caruso, Matteo, “Eugenius of Carthage”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2018

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