Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 215

Leporius, presbyter from Gaul serving at Hippo (North Africa), early 5th c.

Reference to prosopography: PCBE Gaule 2: Leporius; PCBE Afrique: Leporius 1

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Attested presbyterial activity in Hippo Regius (Latin North Africa),


According to A. Mandouze, he may be identical with Leporius mentioned by Augustine in ep. 213 (PCBE Afrique: Leporius 1).


Social origin or status - Social elite
Food/Clothes/Housing - Type of housing
Travel and change of residence
Religious grouping (other than Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian) - Pelagian
Change of denomination
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Monastic or common life - Clerical community
Ecclesiastical administration - Administering Church property
Ecclesiastical administration - Construction/Renovation
Ecclesiastical administration - Election of Church authorities
Economic status and activity - Buying & selling
Economic status and activity - Ownership or possession of land
Economic status and activity - Indication of wealth
Economic status and activity - Indication of poverty
Economic status and activity - Gift
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Writing activity
Education - Theological interest
Devotion - Veneration of saints and relics
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