Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 1848
Presbyter Martinianus and Deacon Lollianus are sent by Pope Sixtus (Xistus) III to Illyricum. Sixtus III, Letter 7, AD 432/435
Letter 7 (= Letter 11 in Collectio Thessalonicensis)
[....] Nam id sanctos fratres nostros Martinianum presbyterum, item et diaconum Lollianum egisse credas, quod et utilitatibus tuis, et sedis apostolicae auctoritati congrueret. [...]
(ed. Silva Tarouca 1937: 37)
Letter 7 (= Letter 11 in Collectio Thessalonicensis)
[...] Please believe that our holy brothers Presbyter Martinianus and Deacon Lollianus did what suited both your needs and the authority of the Apostolic See. [...]
(trans. S. Adamiak)


Martinianus and Lollianus were sent by Sixtus III to Bishop Perigenes of Corinth (see [1784]) to persuade him to obey the papal vicar, bishop of Thessalonica, Anastasius.

Place of event:

  • Rome
  • Danubian provinces and Illyricum
  • Corinth

About the source:

Author: Sixtus III
Title: Epistulae, Letters
Origin: Rome (Rome)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
Sixtus (Xistus) III was the bishop of Rome between AD 432 and 440.
C. Silva-Tarouca ed., Collectio Thessalonicensis : epistularum Romanorum Pontificum ad vicarios per Illyricum aliosque episcopo, Textus et Documenta. Series Theologica 23, Roma 1937, 36-43
 J.M. Kötter, "Autonomie der illyrischen Kirche? Die Sixtus-Briefe der Collectio Thessalonicensis und der Streit um das kirchliche Illyricum”, Millennium 9 (2012), 163–186.


Travel and change of residence
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Ecclesiastical administration - Ecclesiastical envoy
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Relation with - Deacon
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: S. Adamiak, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER1848,