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Jerome and Gennadius. Lives of Illustrious Men.: Simplicianus the bishop.
Simplicianus, 2634 the bishop, exhorted Augustine then presbyter, in many letters, that he should exercise his genius and take time for exposition of the Scriptures that, as it were, a new Ambrosius, the task master of Origen might appear. Wherefore also he sent to him many examinations of scriptures. There is also an epistle of his of Questions in which he teaches by asking questions as if wishing to learn.
Bishop of Milan 397, died 400.
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