Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
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),


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.


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


Family life - Marriage
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,