Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 176

Aemilian, presbyter in Berceo (Iberian Peninsula) and monk in Cogolla, 6th c.

Chronological and
geographical framework:

buried in San Millán de la Cogolla (Iberian Peninsula),
Attested presbyterial activity in Berceo (Iberian Peninsula),


St. Aemilian died on the 12 November 574 according to the breviaries of San Millan de la Cogolla (Fear 1997: 40, n. 110). As Braulio says that Aemilian died aged 100 years old, some give a date of birth in 474.


  • A.T. Fear, Lives of the Visigothic fathers, Liverpool 1997


Education - Insufficient education
Burial/Funerary inscription
Functions within the Church - Parish presbyter
Functions within the Church - Rural presbyter
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Monastic or common life - Hermit
Reasons for ordination - Involuntary ordination
Fame of sanctity
Ecclesiastical administration - Administering Church property
Public law - Ecclesiastical
Economic status and activity - Ownership or possession of land
Relation with - Another presbyter
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Further ecclesiastical career - Lay status
Administration of justice - Ecclesiastical
Administration of justice - Demotion
Devotion - Vigils
Devotion - Fasting
Devotion - Private devotional practice
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: M. Szada, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, PR176,