Victor of Tunnuna (d. ca. 570) was bishop of the North African town of Tunnuna and a chronicler from Late Antiquity. Events By Place Europe Spoleto becomes the capital of an independent duchy under the Lombard chieftain A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight The Roman province of Africa was established after the Romans defeated Carthage in the Third Punic War. Generally a chronicle (chronica from Greek (from) is a historical account of facts and events in chronological order Late Antiquity (c 300-600 is a Periodization used by historians to describe the transitional centuries from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages, in
What little information we have on his life is derived from entries in his own chronicle. Generally a chronicle (chronica from Greek (from) is a historical account of facts and events in chronological order Victor was a staunch supporter of the Three Chapters which had been condemned by Justinian's edict of 544, and on this account he was arrested. The Three-Chapter Controversy was a phase in the Monophysite controversy was an attempt to reconcile the Christians of Syria and Egypt with Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus ( Greek: Φλάβιος Πέτρος Σαββάτιος Ιουστινιανός; known in English as Justinian I or Events By Place Byzantine Empire Belisarius is sent back to Italy to once more fight the Ostrogoths who have After some time in exile on the Balearic Islands and imprisonment in the monastery of Mandracium near Carthage, he was transferred to a prison in Alexandria; he was again transferred in 556, this time to a monastery at Canopus. The Balearic Islands ( Catalan and official Illes Balears; Spanish: Islas Baleares) are an Archipelago in the western Mediterranean Carthage (Καρχηδών Karkhēdōn, Carthago from the Phoenician קרת חדשת phn-Latn Qart-ḥadašt meaning new town) refers Alexandria ( Egyptian Arabic: اسكندريه Eskendereyya; Standard Arabic: ar الإسكندرية Al-Iskandariyya; Ἀλεξάνδρεια Events By Place Europe Cynric and Ceawlin of Wessex fight against the Britons at Beranburh Canopus (also Canobus) was an Ancient Egyptian coastal town located in the Nile Delta. In 565 he and five other African bishops were summoned before Justinian and patriarch Eutychius in Constantinople and ordered to submit to the emperor's edict. Events By Place Byzantine Empire November 14 — Justin II succeeds Justinian I as Emperor Originally a patriarch was a man who exercised autocratic authority as a Pater familias over an extended family Eutychius (c512 - 5 April 582) considered a Saint in the Catholic and Orthodox Christian traditions was the Patriarch Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis, or gr ἡ Πόλις hē Polis, Latin: la CONSTANTINOPOLIS When they refused to do so, they were imprisoned in different monasteries in the capital. Victor died about 570, probably still in confinement at a monastery in Constantinople. Events By Place Europe Spoleto becomes the capital of an independent duchy under the Lombard chieftain
Victor is the author of a chronicle, the Chronicon, which ran from the creation of the world to the end of the year 566 but of which only the part extending from 444 to 566 (continuing the Epitoma chronicon by Prosper of Aquitaine) is extant. Events By Place Europe The Irish city of Armagh is founded by St Events Births Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, uncle of Muhammad Emperor Gaozu of Tang Saint Prosper of Aquitaine (c 390 – c 455 a Christian writer and disciple of Saint Augustine of Hippo, was the first continuator of Jerome 's Universal It is of great historical value, dealing chiefly with the Eutychian heresy, the controversy about the Three Chapters, and giving some details concerning the Arians and the invasion of the Vandals. Eutyches ( c 380— c 456 was a Presbyter and Archimandrite at Constantinople. In general, church matters receive more attention than other issues in this chronicle. It was continued to 590 by John of Biclaro, founder of the Abbey of Biclar in Visigothic Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula, comprising modern [Spain] and Portugal. Events By Place Byzantine Empire Summer - Maurice agrees to Khosrau's entreaties and agrees to restart the war with Persia John of Biclaro, Biclar, or Biclarum ( circa 540 - after 621 also Iohannes Biclarensis, was a Visigoth chronicler, born The Visigoths (Visigothi, Wisigothi, Vesi, Visi, Wesi, or Wisi were one of two main branches of the Goths, an East Hispania was the name given by the Romans to the whole of the Iberian Peninsula (modern Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Gibraltar The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe, and includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula.
Victor has been credited with being the author of the pseudo-Ambrosian De Poenitentia, although Victor of Cartenna seems to be the real author. Saint Ambrose (c 338 &ndash 4 April 397) was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the fourth century
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