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Sedulius was a Christian Latin poet who probably lived in the 5th century CE. In a prefatory letter to his patron, Macedonius, he mentions Jerome and the fact that he dedicated literary works to female friends. This gives us a terminus post quem of the late 4th century CE for Sedulius’ Paschale carmen. A subscription preserved in a Bobbio manuscript (Torino: Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, E.IV.42; 7th cent) informs us that Turcius Rufiu…

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Springer, Carl, “Sedulius”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 27 November 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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