Marius Aventicus, Saint
Marius Aventicus, Saint
Or Aventicensis, so called because he was bishop of Avenches. Goldsmith, chronicler, d. 594

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  • Marius Aventicus —     Saint Marius Aventicus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Marius Aventicus     (Or AVENTICENSIS)     Bishop of Avenches (Switzerland) and chronicler, born about 530 in the present Diocese of Autun; died at Lausanne, 31 December, 594. Of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Marius Aventicensis — or, popularly, Marius of Avenches (532 – 31 December 596) was the Bishop of Aventicum (modern Avenches) from 574, remembered for his terse chronicle. After his death in Lausanne, he was venerated in that city as a saint, and his feast day was… …   Wikipedia

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