Hilary of Poitiers

  • fl. c.315/6–c.367/8
  • Poitiers
  • bishops, authors
  • (agents)
theologian and bishop of Poitiers (el. 353), who campaigned against Arianism and has the reputation of being the first writer of Latin hymns, who composed a Liber hymnorum, although few texts are extant. He appears to have been held in high esteem in medieval Ireland.

See also: PoitiersPoitiers
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Dennis Groenewegen
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October 2020