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Roman cognomen, extension of Salvius.

[German version]

[1] S. of Massilia Christian theologian at Massilia, died after 465

(modern Marseille), probably born after AD 400 at Trier, evidence of his presence on the Lérins Islands, married, later ascetic, wrote the treatise Ad Ecclesiam (‘To the Church’; Pseudepigraphy [II]) after 435, exhortating all Christians to donate all inheritance for ascetic reasons for the work of the chu…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Letsch-Brunner, Silvia (Zürich), “Salvianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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