Gennadius of Marseilles

(fl. 470)

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presbyter and ecclesiastical historian. His De Viris Illustribus is a continuation of Jerome's book of the same name; its bibliographical information is invaluable. He is almost certainly also the author of an early recension of the Liber ecclesiasticorum dogmatum, a theological compendium which circulated widely. The Statuta Ecclesiae Antiqua has sometimes been attributed to him.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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