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Angers
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Early October 453 CE, bishops from the province Lugdunensis III (Eustochius from Tours, Victorius from Le Mans, Charitton, Rumorides and Viventius) met together with Leo from Bourges in Angers to ordain a new bishop, Thalasius, for this city and took the opportunity to enact 12 canons. Unfortunately, the transmission of this council’s canons is obscure in two respects.

First, the critical edition can rely only on two codices of Saint-Maur-dés-Fossés that present a collection of canons from diverse councils, namel…

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Heil, Uta, “Angers”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 19 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_eeco_SIM_00000169>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180827



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