I. Life of Priscillianus and history of Priscillianism
A great deal of P.' biography remains unknown and has been distorted by a hostile tradition. P. was probably born prior to AD 350; he is believed to have been from a wealthy Spanish family. His training in rhetoric indicates an education befitting his class.…
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Markschies, Christoph (Berlin),
“Priscillianus, Priscillianism”, in:
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