Exile Case

Here you will find information about an individual exile case and links which enable you to view exile locations on a map as well as visualise the relationships between people and groups using a network diagram.
Person/Group Paulinus of Trier (PCBE 4, Paulinus 1, 1443-4) ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date 354 (from: --/--/354 to: --/--/358)
Sources Hilarius of Poitiers, in Constantium 11 (SC 334:90); Athanasius, apologia ad Constantium 27 (SC 56:119); Athanasius, historia Arianorum 33-4 and 76.3 (Opitz 2:201-2 and 225); Hilarius of Poitiers, Fragmentum historiarum B I.6 (CSEL 65:102); Hilarius of Poitiers, textus narrativus (liber I ad Constantium) 3 (8) (CSEL 65:187); Faustinus et Marcellinus, libellus precum 21 and 77 (SC 504:128 and 180); Hieronymus, chronica, ann. 354 and 358 (Jeanjean-Lancon, 90 and 94); Prosper of Aquitaine, chronica 1090 (ann. 354) and 1102 (ann. 357) (MGH auct. ant. 9:455-6); Rufinus, historia ecclesiastica 10.20-21 (GCS 9.2:987-8); Sozomenus, historia ecclesiastica 4.9.3 (SC 418:218-20); Sulpicius Severus, Chronica 2.54.4 (SC 441:332); Martyrologium Hieronymianum, Acta Sanctorum Nov. 2.2:478;

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Col. Augusta Treverorum [Trier]
Location exiled from Col. Arelate [Arles]
Location exiled to Phrygia [Central Anatolia]
Location(s) arrived at Phrygia [Central Anatolia]
Date of arrival 354 (from: --/--/354 to: --/--/358)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location region
Reason for leaving moved by authorities
   
Location(s) arrived at unknown [unknown]
Date of arrival before 358 (from: --/--/358 to: --/--/358)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location n/a
Reason for leaving n/a
Location(s) exile returned to
Location of office after return
Notes Paulinus' places of exile are inferred from Hilarius of Poitiers, In Constantium 11 (SC 334:190), who mentions that he was relegated from the cave of Montanus (in Phrygia) to an unnamed region 'outside of the Christian name' Ipsum usque ad mortem demutasti exiliis et fatigasti, extra Christianum quoque nomen relegasti, ne panem aut de horreo tuo sumeret aut de Montani Maximillaeque antro profanatum expectaret.

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine
Died in exile? yes
Reason for death unknown
Writings in Exile no

Legal details

Threat only no
Refuge from judicial proceedings n/a
Consequence of asylum no
Offenses exiled for/accused of Refusal to condemn Athanasius
Legal type of exile exilium, relegatio
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration four years
Returned? no
Reason for return
Deposed by synod? yes
Synod deposed by Council of Arles 353 (from: --/--/353 to: --/--/--)
Returned by synod? n/a
Synod returned by

Religious status, office and affiliation

Religious status before exile clerical
Religious status during exile ??
Religious status after return n/a
Clerical or ascetic office before exile bishop
Clerical or ascetic office during exile
Clerical or ascetic office after return n/a
Enforced rank change? n/a
Religious affiliation before exile
Religious affiliation during exile
Religious affiliation after return
Died in exile? yes
Reason for death unknown

Cult

Venerated as a saint? Yes
Date Date: Unknown
Cult site
Relics
St. Paulinus' church Locations: Col. Augusta Treverorum [Trier]Col. Augusta Treverorum [Trier] Date:

Exile Relationships: Interactions

    Constantius II

  • Interaction Date 354 (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office Emperor
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile) Arian
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Notes
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat)
    Yes
  • Constantius II

  • Interaction Date 354 (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/358)
    Interaction Location
    Office Emperor
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile) Arian
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Notes
    Responsible for moving exile to a different location
    Yes
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