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Pomerius, Julianus
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Little is known for certain about the life of Julianus Pomerius (fl. 500 CE). The few facts that can be established derive primarily from the Life of Caesarius of Arles, Pomerius’ well-known pupil, and from the continuations of Jerome’s De viris illustribus composed by Pseudo-Gennadius and Isidore of Seville. Letters to or mentioning Pomerius by Ruricus of Limoges and Ennodius of Pavia also survive (Suelzer, 1947). From these limited sources it can be discerned tha…

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Timmermann, Josh, “Pomerius, Julianus”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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