|Honoratus of Arles|
Coverpage woodcut from La vida de sant Honorat arquebisbe de Arles
|Born||ca. 350, Northern Gaul |
|Died||6 January 429, Arles, France|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church|
|Feast||16 January |
|Attributes||represented as a bishop over the island of Lérins with a phoenix below, or drawing water from a rock with his mitre near him |
|Patronage||against drought; against misfortune; against rain; for rain |
Saint Honoratus (ca. 350 – 6 January 429) was Archbishop of Arles. Events By Place Roman Empire January 18 — Magnentius is proclaimed emperor by the army in Autun. Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Events By Place Western Roman Empire Vandals under Geiseric cross from the Iberian Peninsula The former French Catholic Archbishopric of Arles had its episcopal see in the city of Arles, in southern France.
There is some disagreement concerning his place of birth, and the date of his death is still disputed, being according to certain authors, 14 January or 15 January. Events 1129 - Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes. Events 588 BC - Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah 's reign It is believed that he was born in the north of Gaul and that he belonged to an illustrious pagan family. Gaul (Gallia was the Roman name for the region of Western Europe comprising present day northern Italy, France, Belgium, western Paganism (from Latin paganus, meaning "country dweller rustic" is a word used to refer to various religions and religious beliefs from across the world Converted to Christianity with his brother Venantius, he embarked with him from Marseilles about 368, under the guidance of a holy person named Caprasius, to visit the holy places of Palestine and the lauræ of Syria and Egypt. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings Venantius may refer to Venantius Fortunatus Venantius of Camerino (San Venanzio martyr patron saint of Camerino Venantius Marseille, ( English alt Marseilles mɑrˈseɪ — French: maʁsɛj locally — Provençal Occitan: Marselha maʀˈsijɔ Events By Place Roman Empire Valentinian I, based in Trier, defeats the Alemanni along the border at the Rhine Saint Caprasius, sometimes Caprasius of Lérins ( French: Caprais) (d Palestine is a name which has been widely used since Roman times to refer to the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. In Orthodox Christianity and certain other Eastern Christian communities Lavra or Laura (Λαύρα Cyrillic: Ла́вра originally meant Syria ( سوريّة or) officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic ar الجمهورية العربية السورية This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. But the death of Venantius, occurring suddenly at Methone, Achaia, prevented the pious travellers from going further. Achaea (Αχαΐα Achaïa, axaˈia in Polytonic orthography) is an ancient province and a present prefecture of Greece, on the northern They returned to Gaul through Italy, and, after having stopped at Rome, Honoratus went on into Provence and, encouraged by Leontius, bishop of Fréjus, took up his abode in the wild Lérins Island today called the Île Saint-Honorat, with the intention of living there in solitude. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Provence ( Provençal Occitan: Provença in classical norm or Prouvènço in Mistralian norm is a region of southeastern France Saint Leontius (Léonce de Fréjus (ca 419-ca 488 was a bishop of Fréjus, in Provence. The Lérins Islands (in french les Îles de Lérins) are a group of four Mediterranean Islands off the French Riviera, near Cannes The Île Saint-Honorat is the second largest of the Lérins Islands, about a mile off shore from the French Riviera town of Cannes.
Numerous disciples soon gathered around him, including Lupus of Troyes, Eucherius of Lyon, and Hilary of Arles. Saint Lupus (Loup Leu (ca 383 - ca 478 was an early Bishop of Troyes. Saint Eucherius, Bishop of Lyon, (born say 380 &ndash died ca 449 was a high-born and high-ranking ecclesiastic in the Christian Church of Gaul. Saint Hilary of Arles (c 403-449 was a Bishop of Arles. In early youth he entered the Abbey of Lérins then presided over by his kinsman Honoratus Thus was founded the Monastery of Lérins, which has enjoyed so great a celebrity and which was during the fifth and sixth centuries a nursery for illustrious bishops and remarkable ecclesiastical writers. Lérins Abbey is a Cistercian Monastery on the island of Saint-Honorat, one of the Lérins Islands, on the French Riviera, with Honoratus's reputation for sanctity throughout the south-eastern portion of Gaul was such that in 426 after the assassination of Patroclus, Archbishop of Arles, he was summoned from his solitude to succeed to the government of the diocese, which the Arian and Manichaean heresies had greatly disturbed. Events By Place Europe King Gunderic of the Vandals becomes king of the Alans as well (approximate In Greek mythology, as recorded in the Iliad by Homer, Patroclus, or Patroklos (Gr Arianism is the theological teaching of Arius (c AD 250-336 who was ruled a heretic by the Christian church at the Council of Nicea. Manichaeism (in Modern Persian fa-Arab آیین مانی Āyin e Māni; Chinese zh 摩尼教 was one of the major Gnostic Religions originating He appears to have succeeded in re-establishing order and orthodoxy, while still continuing to direct from afar the monks of Lérins. However, the acts of his brief pontificate are not known. He died in the arms of Hilary, one of his disciples and probably a relative, who was to succeed him in the See of Arles.
His various writings have not been preserved, nor has the rule which he gave to the solitaries of Lérins. John Cassian, who had visited his monastery, dedicated to him several of his "Conferences". Saint John Cassian (ca 360 – 435 ( Latin: Jo(hannes Eremita Cassianus, Joannus Cassianus, or Joannes Massiliensis) John the
Genesius of Arles (right) portrayed in a stained glass window. On the left is Saint Honoratus. For the 7th century saint see Honoratus of Amiens. Saint Honoratus (ca Cathedral of Saint Trophimus, Arles.
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