Saint Beatus

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Monk at Saint Martin’s monastery, Liebana, Spain. Wrote and preached against the Adoptionist heresy, and worked to bring it’s believers back to orthodox Christianity; co-author of Liber Adversus Elipandum as part of the work. When the Adoptionist heresy lost momentum, Beatus retired to the monastery of Valcavado to pray and write scripture commentaries and hymns.

Born

Died

  • 798 of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Beatus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 January 2014. Web. 20 April 2014. <>