Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 53

Novatus, presbyter in Carthage (North Africa) and Rome ca 251

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Died: 251 - ...
Attested presbyterial activity: 250 - 251 in Carthage (Latin North Africa),


  • J. Rüpke, Fasti sacerdotum: a prosopography of pagan, Jewish, and Christian religious officials in the city of Rome, 300 BC to AD 499, Oxford 2008, no. 2543, Novatianus.


Writing activity - Correspondence
Family life - Marriage
Family life - Permanent relationship after ordination
Family life - Offspring
Travel and change of residence
Religious grouping (other than Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian) - Novatianist
Change of denomination
Further ecclesiastical career - Bishop
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Impediments or requisits for the office - Improper/Immoral behaviour
Usurping episcopal power
Ecclesiastical administration - Administering Church property
Relation with - Another presbyter
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Relation with - Wife
Relation with - Father/Mother
Relation with - Children
Relation with - Woman
Relation with - Heretic/Schismatic
Administration of justice - Excommunication/Anathema
Ecclesiastical administration
Described by a title - Conpresbyter
Conflict - Violence
Education - Theological interest
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: M. Szada, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, PR53,