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 Valerianus of Avensa (PCBE 1, Valerianus 3, 1138) ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date c. 455 - c. 477 (from: --/--/455 to: --/--/477)
Sources PCBE 1, Valerianus 3, 1138

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Avensa [Bordj-Hamdouna]
Location exiled from Avensa [Bordj-Hamdouna]
Location exiled to
Location(s) arrived at Africa [n/a]
Date of arrival Mid fifth century (from: --/--/455 to: --/--/477)
Relationship to location area outside of place from which they were exiled
Type of location "a public road"
Reason for leaving n/a
Location(s) exile returned to
Location of office after return
Notes Valerianus was exiled from Avensa, and Victor of Vita describes meeting him on a public road - presumably this was still in Vandal Africa.

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine
Died in exile? unknown
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 Refusal to hand over "the things of God"
Legal type of exile unknown, other
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration permanent
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
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? unknown
Reason for death


Venerated as a saint?
Date (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/--)
Cult site

Exile Relationships: Interactions

    Victor of Vita

  • Interaction Date late fifth century (from: --/--/455 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location
    Office presbyter
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile) 'catholic'
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) cleric
    Relationship Quality support
    Notes Victor of Vita describes visiting Valerianus when the latter was in exile, and over 80 years old.