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Gaudentius of Brescia
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AH -> second sentence -> Gaud. Brix. Tr. preface 4. What do abbreviations Brix. Tr, stand for?

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It was surely Ambrose who devised such a procedure, to ensure a worthy successor to Philastrius. Gaudentius was equipped with a strong doctrinal preparation, whose orthodoxy was ensured by the anti-heretic commitment of his master, and the recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land had enriched him spiritually, allowing him to come into contact with important figure…

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Lizzi Testa, Rita, “Gaudentius of Brescia”, 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 <>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180827

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