Saint Nostrianus of Naples

Saint Nostrianus of NaplesAlso known as

  • Nostrian
  • Nostrien
  • Nostriano



Fifteenth bishop of Naples, Italy, in the mid-5th century, serving for 17 years. Fought against the spread of the Arian, Manichean and Pelagian heresies in his diocese. Helped hold his people together and adhering to the faith during a period of barbarian invasion of the aging Roman empire, and helped support the civic life of the city of Naples. Gave refuge to Christians, including Saint Gaudiosus of Abitina and Saint Quodvultdeus of Carthage, who fled Carthage after it fell to the Vandals.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nostrianus of Naples“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 February 2019. Web. 10 May 2021. <>