Maximus (Bishop of Zaragoza)

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Maximus was a bishop of Zaragoza (Hispania) in 592-619. He assisted at the Councils of Barcelona and Egara, and held the Second Council of Zaragoza, against Arianism, in 592. It has been theorized that he wrote the Chronicles of Zaragoza, a history of that time surviving via a 16th-century manuscript copy, because Isidore of Seville notes that Maximus had written on history. However, Collins (1980) and Johnson (1993) argue that the Chronicles were not the work of a single author.

Maximus was succeeded in his see by John, brother of Braulio of Zaragoza, who was in turn succeeded by Braulio; see, e.g., Collins (1995).

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