Namatius (bishop of Vienne)

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Namatius (died 558/60) was the rector of Provence under the Merovingians and later bishop of Vienne from c. 552 until his death in office.[1] He is probably identical to the person with the same name recorded among the attendants at the Council of Orange in 529.[1]

Namatius' wife, Euphrasia, became a nun after his death. She was noted for her generosity to the poor.[2]


  1. ^ a b Klingshirn 1994, p. 141.
  2. ^ Brennan 1985, p. 321.


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  • Brennan, Brian (1985). "Episcopae: Bishops' Wives Viewed in Sixth-Century Gaul". Church History. 54 (3): 311–21. doi:10.2307/3165657. JSTOR 3165657. S2CID 161325550.