Optative (Optatus)( Latin Christian writer)
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Biography Optative (Optatus)
Optative; Optatus, from Mileva in Numidia, mind. app. 400 g. n. e., Latin Christian writer. Bishop Milev in Numidia. His work against the Donatists Parmeniana (Contra Parmenianum Donatistam) in 6 books contains an extremely valuable historical material on the Donatist. Augustine in his controversy with the Donatists used this product.