Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 80

Venantius, abbot and presbyter in Tours (Gaul), before 507.

Reference to prosopography: PCBE Gaule 2: Venantius 3

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Born in Bourges (Gaul),
Attested presbyterial activity in Tours (Gaul),


Food/Clothes/Housing - Hairstyle
Burial/Funerary inscription
Functions within the Church - Urban presbyter
Functions within the Church - Monastic presbyter
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Described by a title - Sacerdos/ἱερεύς
Monastic or common life - Cenobitic monk
Monastic or common life - Monastic superior (abbot/prior)
Monastic or common life - Clerical community
Reasons for ordination - Personal piety
Attributes of clerical status
Fame of sanctity
Ritual activity - Eucharist
Ritual activity - Divine office/Liturgy of the hours
Ritual activity - Temporal impediment to presbyterial activity
Relation with - Another presbyter
Relation with - Monk/Nun
Food/Clothes/Housing - Health & hygiene
Social origin or status
Devotion - Veneration of saints and relics
Devotion - Private devotional practice
Devotion - Supernatural experience
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: J. Szafranowski, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, PR80,