Victor of Tunnuna
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6th century. Africa. Bishop of Tunnuna in Proconsular Africa, Victor died ca 570. His date of birth is unknown. Due to his unfailing support of the Three Chapters, eastern works associated with Nestorianism which had been anathematised in 544 by an edict of Justinian I, Victor was exiled to the Balearic Islands and later imprisoned in Madracium, Alexandria, Canopus and finally Constantinople, where he probably died. According to Isidore of Seville (De uiris illustribus 25), Victor's prose Chronicon ran from the creation of the world to the first year of the reign of Just…

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Cain, Andrew J., “Victor of Tunnuna”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_02489>
First published online: 2016



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