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Caesarius of Arles

(ca. 470–ca. 542). RC entered monastery at Lérins; bp. Arles 502; presided at 2d syn. of Orange, which defended Augustine* of Hippo's doctrines against Pelagianism and semi-Pelagianism (see also Pelagian Controversy, 11); introd. many reforms; founded several monasteries. See also Agde, Council of.

MPL 39; 67, 998–1166; Sancti Caesarii episcopi Arelatensis Opera omnia nunc primum in unum collecta, 2 vols., ed. G. Morin (1937–42); Caesarii Arelatensis opera, I: Sancti Caesarii Arelatensis sermones, ed. G. Morin, 2d ed., in Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina, vols. 103–104 (Turnhout, 1953).

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