Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ID
PR 585

Kale, presbytis in Centuripae (Sicily), the 4th/5th c.

Reference to prosopography: PCBE, Italie, v. 1, Kale

Chronological and
geographical framework:

buried in Centuripae (Italy south of Rome and Sicily),

Discussion:

According to the PCBE she was a wife of the presbyter or the member of a Christian community (of the judeochristian tradition?) that was described as "the Elder". For the interpretation of Kale as actually a Christian officeholder see Eisen 2000: 128-129.

Bibliography:

  • U.E. Eisen, Women officeholders in early Christianity: epigraphical and literary studies, Collegeville, Minn 2000.

Categories:

Family life - Marriage
Impediments or requisits for the office - Age
Female ministry
Described by a title - Presbytera/Presbyteressa
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: M. Szada, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, PR585, http://www.presbytersproject.ihuw.pl/index.php?id=4&PresbyterID=585