Claudianus Mamertus

(d. c. 474)

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(d. c.474),

Christian philosopher. The younger brother of St Mamertus, he became a monk. In his De Statu Animae (c.470), he defended the doctrine that the soul was immaterial against Faustus of Riez, who held that the soul, as a created substance, was of corporeal and extended character.

Subjects: Christianity.

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