Africa

More than any other region, late ancient African Christianity suffered much persecution, internal strife and schism - and yet no other region was in many

133 Sulpicius Severus, Chronica 2.51 (SC 441: 344-6). The date of Priscillian's execution is controversial, Chadwick, Priscillian, 132-8, argues for the summer of 386 as the most probable date; T. D. Barnes, 'Ambrose and the basilicas', 294-5, proposes winter 384-5.

134 Sulpicius Severus, Chronica 2.50 (SC 441:342-3); Dialogus 12-13 (CSEL 1: 210-11); Collectio Avellana 40 (CSEL 35: 90-1); Ambrose, Letter 30.12 (CSEL 821: 214-15). See Chadwick, Priscillian, 145-8,151-2.

135 See Chadwick, Priscillian, 234-9, with analysis: 170-88. For the other work of the Council of Toledo, see now A. Weckwerth, Das erste Konzilvon Toledo.

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