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 Iohannes of Girona ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date 577 - 586 (from: --/--/577 to: --/--/586)
Sources Isidorus of Seville, de viris illustribus 62 (PL 83:1105)

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Gerunda [Girona]
Location exiled from Gerunda [Girona]
Location exiled to Col. Barcino [Barcelona]
Location(s) arrived at Col. Barcino [Barcelona]
Date of arrival 577 (from: --/--/577 to: --/--/577)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location city
Reason for leaving recalled
Location(s) exile returned to Col. Barcino [Barcelona]
Location of office after return Gerunda [Girona]

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine founded a monastery after his return
Died in exile? no
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 Opposition against Arianism
Legal type of exile exilium, relegatio
Additional punishments
Intended duration unknown
Actual duration ten years
Returned? yes
Reason for return
Deposed by synod? no
Synod deposed by
Returned by synod? unknown
Synod returned by

Religious status, office and affiliation

Religious status before exile clerical
Religious status during exile ??
Religious status after return unknown
Clerical or ascetic office before exile bishop
Clerical or ascetic office during exile
Clerical or ascetic office after return unknown
Enforced rank change? n/a
Religious affiliation before exile
Religious affiliation during exile
Religious affiliation after return
Died in exile? no


Venerated as a saint? No
Date (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/--)
Cult site

Exile Relationships: Interactions


  • Interaction Date 577 (from: --/--/577 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location Spain or Gaul [Spain or Gaul]
    Office King of the Visigoths
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile) Arian
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat)