Donatus

Donatus

[doh-ney-tuhs]
noun
1.
early-4th-century bishop of Casae Nigrae in northern Africa: leader of a heretical Christian group. Compare Donatist.
2.
Aelius, 4th century a.d, Roman grammarian.
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Donatus (dəʊˈnɑːtəs)
 
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1.  Auelius (ˈiːlɪəs). 4th century ad, Latin grammarian, who taught Saint Jerome; his textbook Ars Grammatica was used throughout the Middle Ages
2.  4th century ad, bishop of Carthage; leader of the Donatists, a heretical Christian sect originating in N Africa in 311 a.d

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