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and extracts from others, which have perished, have been preserved by Photius. (Cod. 271.) He belonged to the orthodox party in the Arian controversy, and seems to have lived to a great age. Other figures named Asterius Fabricius (Bibl. Graec. ix. p. 519, &c.) gives a list of 25 other persons of this name, many of whom were dignitaries of the church, and lived about the end of the fourth or the beginning of the fifth century. Asterius the Cappadocian Among them we may notice Asterius, a Cappadocian, who embraced Christianity, but apostatized in the persecution under Diocletian and Maximian (about A. D. 304). He subsequently returned to the Christian faith, and joined the Arian party, but on account of his apostasy was excluded from the dignity of bishop to which he aspired. He was the author of several theological works. There was also an Asterius of Scythopolis, whom St. Jerome (Epist. 83, ad Magnum Orat.) mentions as one of the most celebrated ecclesiastical writers. [C.P.M]
y the enthusiasm of the populace at Barcelona (A. D. 303). He did not, however, remain to exercise his clerical functions in this province, but crossed the Alps into Italy. Passing through Florence, where he was greeted with much cordiality by Ambrose, he proceeded to Rome, and, after meeting with a cold reception from Pope Siricius, who probably looked with suspicion on the hasty irregularity of his ordination, reached Nola, in Campania, where he possessed some property, soon after Easter A. D. 304. In the immediate vicinity of this city were the tomb and miracle-working relics of Felix, a confessor and martyr, over which a church had been erected with a few cells for the accommodation of pilgrims. In these Paulinus, withi a small number of followers, took up his abode, conforming in all points to the observances of monastic establishments, except that his wife appears to have been his companion. After nearly fifteen years passed in holy meditations and acts of charity, he was chosen