Tyrone Prosper (Prosper, Tiro)( Latin Christian writer)
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Biography Tyrone Prosper (Prosper, Tiro)
Prosper, Tyrone; Prosper, Tiro, of Aquitaine, ca. 390-OK. 455 years. n. e., Latin Christian writer. A monk from Massilia, fought with Pelagianism, he defended the doctrine of grace and predestination of Augustine, whose student he was and which corresponded. Ok. 440 g. R. permanently settled in Rome, where he became personal secretary to Pope Leo the Great. P. attribute authorship of a number of documents of Leo the Great, including the famous epistle to Flavian. Preserved many polemical writings P., written in verse, for example, the Latin poem against the ungrateful, or prose, for example, the handling of all the pagans (De vocatione omnium gentilium). These works were written in defense of Augustine against his opponents - temperate pelagic. Important for the history of the product P. is a brief chronicle (Epitome Chronicae), in which he described his time, relying on personal observations and documents.