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 Samuel (abbot) ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date 539 - 551 (from: --/--/539 to: --/--/551)
Sources Ioannes of Ephesus, Vita sanctorum orientalium 58 (PO 19:207-8)

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office
Location exiled from
Location exiled to Monastery of the Huts in the district of Claudias [unknown]
Location(s) arrived at Monastery of the Huts in the district of Claudias [unknown]
Date of arrival 539 (from: --/--/539 to: --/--/--)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location monastery
Reason for leaving n/a
Location(s) exile returned to
Location of office after return

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine he built up the monastery, including plantations
Died in exile? yes
Reason for death
Writings in Exile unknown

Legal details

Threat only no
Refuge from judicial proceedings no
Consequence of asylum no
Offenses exiled for/accused of Non-Chalcedonianism
Legal type of exile unknown
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration Twelve years
Returned? no
Reason for return
Deposed by synod? no
Synod deposed by
Returned by synod? n/a
Synod returned by

Religious status, office and affiliation

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


Venerated as a saint? Yes
Date sixth century (from: --/--/552 to: --/--/--)
Cult site

Exile Relationships: Interactions