Lives of Illustrious Men – Acilius Severus the senator

Acilius Severus of Spain, of the family of that Severus to whom Lactantius’ two books of Epistles are addressed, composed a volume of mingled poetry and prose which is a sort of guide book to his whole life. This he called Calamity or Trial. He died in the reign of Valentinianus.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Acilius Severus the Senator”. Lives of Illustrious Men, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2012. Web. 21 February 2019. <>