Lives of Illustrious Men – Asclepius the bishop

Asclepius, the African, bishop of a large see within the borders of Bagais, wrote against the Arians, and is said to be now writing against the Donatists. He is famous for his extemporaneous teaching.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Asclepius the bishop”. Lives of Illustrious Men, with the Authors whom Gennadius Added after the Death of the Blessed Jerome, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2012. Web. 23 March 2018. <>