Lives of Illustrious Men – Claudianus the presbyter

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Claudianus, presbyter of the church at Vienne, a master speaker, and shrewd in argument, composed three books, On the condition and substance of the soul, in which he discusses how far anything is incorporeal excepting God. He wrote also some other things, among which are, A Hymn on Our Lord’s Passion, which begins “Pange lingua gloriosi.” He was moreover brother of Mamertus, bishop of Vienne.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Claudianus the presbyter”. Lives of Illustrious Men, with the Authors whom Gennadius Added after the Death of the Blessed Jerome, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 September 2012. Web. 16 December 2017. <http://catholicsaints.info/lives-of-illustrious-men-claudianus-the-presbyter/>