EVGIPPY (Eugippius)( Latin Christian writer)
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Biography EVGIPPY (Eugippius)
Evgippy; Eugippius, mind. app. 533 g. n. e., Latin Christian writer. For a long time he lived in Norica on the Danube, where he became a pupil of Severin. When 488 g. Odoacer expelled the Romans in Italy, E. involved in transferring the ashes of the Emperor Severin in southern Italy, where in Castellum Lucullanum (sovr. Pitstsefalkone at Naples) was the abbot of the monastery. Posted preserved to this day monastic code of conduct for its monks and Life of St.. Severina (Commemoratorium de vita sancti Severini; 511 g.). For information about the early period of his life, that is, before meeting with Severin, E. presented in accordance with the oral tradition, current in the monastery. Life St. Severin, though, and flavored with legends and miracles, remains an important document for the study of culture and customs of the southern part of the Roman province of Noricum in the last ten years of its existence (453-488). Language E. simple folk. In addition, E. produced extracts from the works of Augustine, they are essential for the analysis of the text of Augustine,. Numerous labels describe the readability of the sample in the Middle Ages.