Orosius, Paulus
Orosius, Paulus
Historian and Christian apologist (b. c. 380)

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  • OROSIUS, PAULUS° — (b. c. 385), Christian author of Historiarum adversum paganos libri septem ( Seven Books of Histories Against the Pagans ), a history of the world from the Creation to 417, written at the suggestion of St. Augustine as a supplement to the latter… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Orosius, Paulus — ▪ Christian historian flourished 414–417, probably Braga, Spain       defender of early Christian orthodoxy, theologian, and author of the first world history by a Christian.       As a priest, Orosius went to Hippo about 414, where he met St.… …   Universalium

  • Orosius Paulus — (early fifth century)    Historian.    Orosius was a native of Spain, but in the face of the Vandal invasions of 414, he fled to Hippo in North Africa. He acted as a messenger for St Augustine to recruit jerome’s support against the Pelagians.… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • OROSIUS, PAULUS —    Spanish Christian apologist of the 5th century, born at Terragona, a disciple of Augustine; wrote at his suggestion against the pagans a history of the world used as a text book in the Middle Ages …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Paulus Orosius —     Paulus Orosius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Paulus Orosius     Historian and Christian apologist; b. probably at Bracara, now Braga, in Portugal, between 380 and 390, the dates of his birth and death not being precisely known. His first name …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Orosius — Orosĭus, Paulus, röm. Geschichtschreiber des 5. Jahrh. n. Chr., christl. Presbyter; seine »Historiarum adversus paganos libri VII«, auch »Hormesta« genannt (hg. von Zangemeister, 1882) im Mittelalter viel benutzter Leitfaden der Weltgeschichte …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Orosius — Orosius,   Paulus, spanischer Geschichtsschreiber und Theologe, * Braga (?), ✝ nach 418; wandte sich als junger Presbyter in seinen Schriften gegen Priscillianisten, Origenisten und Pelagianer. Verfasste als Ergänzung zu »De civitate Dei« des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Paulus Orosius — (* um 385; † um 418), war ein in Hispanien (möglicherweise in Braga in der Provinz Galaecia) geborener spätantiker Historiker und christlicher Theologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Literatur 2.1 Übersetzu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orosius — Paulus Orosius (* um 385; † um 418), war ein in Hispanien (möglicherweise in Braga in der Provinz Galaecia) geborener spätantiker Historiker und christlicher Theologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Ausgaben und Übersetzungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orosius (disambiguation) — Orosius may refer to: Paulus Orosius (b. circa 375, d. 418?), a Christian historian, theologian and student of Augustine of Hippo from Gallaecia Bobbio Orosius, an early 7th century manuscript of the Chronicon by Paulus Orosius Orosius… …   Wikipedia

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