Hilary of Poitiers, Saint
Hilary of Poitiers, Saint
Biographical article on this bishop, a staunch opponent of Arianism, who died in 368. Includes bibliography

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  • Hilary of Poitiers, Saint — ▪ bishop of Poitiers Latin  Hilarius  born c. 315, Poitiers, Gaul died c. 367, Poitiers; feast day January 13       Gallo Roman doctor of the church who as bishop of Poitiers was a champion of orthodoxy against Arianism (q.v.) and was the first… …   Universalium

  • Hilary of Poitiers — Infobox Saint name=Saint Hilarius birth date=ca. 300 death date=368 feast day=January 13 January 14 (General Roman Calendar, 13th century 1969) venerated in=Anglicanism Eastern Orthodoxy Lutheranism Oriental Orthodoxy Roman Catholicism imagesize …   Wikipedia

  • Hilary of Poitiers — (c. 315–67)    Bishop, Poet, Theologian and Saint.    Hilary was a native of Poitiers, Gaul, and was consecrated bishop in c. 353. A determined defender of orthodoxy, he was condemned at the Council of Béziers in 356 and banished by the Emperor… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Hilary of Poitiers — Saint, A.D. c300 368, French bishop and theologian. French, Hilaire de Poitiers /ee lerdd deuh pwann tyay /. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hilary of Poitiers — Saint, A.D. c300 368, French bishop and theologian. French, Hilaire de Poitiers /ee lerdd deuh pwann tyay / …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hilary of Poitiers — /ˈhɪləri əv pwaˈtjeɪ/ (say hiluhree uhv pwah tyay) noun Saint, c. 300–368, French bishop and theologian. French, Hilaire …   Australian English dictionary

  • Martin of Tours, Saint — born с 316, Sabaria, Pannonia died Nov. 8, 397, Candes, Gaul; Western feast day, November 11; Eastern feast day November 12 Patron saint of France. Born a pagan, he converted to Christianity at age 10. He was forced to join the Roman army but… …   Universalium

  • Eusebius of Vercelli, Saint — ▪ bishop born 4th century, Sardinia died Aug. 1, 370/71, Vercelli, Italy; feast day August 2       noted supporter of St. Athanasius the Great (Athanasius, Saint) of Alexandria, Egypt, and restorer of the Nicene Creed, the orthodox doctrine… …   Universalium

  • Abra of Poitiers — Saint Abra (c.343 c.360) was the daughter of Hilary of Poitiers and has herself been recognized as a saint.She was born before her father converted to Christianity and was made a bishop. At her father s advice she took the vow of virginity and… …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Poitiers — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Poitiers (Lat: Archidioecesis Pictaviensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in France. The archepiscopal see is in the city of Poitiers. The Diocese of Poitiers includes the two… …   Wikipedia

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