Soldier in the army of Alaric. Captured at the Battle of Vouillé and taken to Paris, France. When released he became a monk in Poitou, France, and then a hermit in the area of Perigord and Ruffec.
- “Saint Avitus of Périgord”. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 March 2012. Web. 10 December 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-avitus-of-perigord/>