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date: 06 May 2021


(fl. 429–c. 433)
  • T. M. Charles-Edwards


Palladius (fl. 429–c. 433), missionary and bishop, was the first bishop of the Irish. There are three direct references to him in the contemporary writings of Prosper of Aquitaine. First, in his chronicle under the year 429, the deacon Palladius is said to have been responsible for inducing ...

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