Book of Saints – Possidius

Saint Possidius of CalamaArticle

(Saint) Bishop (May 16) (5th century) An African by birth, a disciple of Saint Augustine of Hippo and writer of the Life of that Saint. In contemporary literature Saint Possidius is frequently mentioned, and he played a useful part in the controversies of his time. He was driven by the Vandals from the city in Africa in which he was Bishop, and ended his days (A.D. 450) in Apulia in the South of Italy.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Possidius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 December 2016. Web. 23 October 2020. <>