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Isidore, St (560–636)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199566716
Isidore, St (560–636)

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‘Hispalensis’, Bp. of Seville and Metropolitan of Baetica. His earlier life is obscure. His family, of the nobility of Cartagena, fled to Seville in the face of fighting between the Visigoths and the troops of the Byzantine Empire. He was educated either in a monastery or in the episcopal school in the city, under the supervision of his brother, ...

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