Maximus (Bishop of Zaragoza)
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.
- "Saragossa". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Collins, Roger (1980), "Mérida and Toledo: 550-585", in James, Edward, Visigothic Spain: new approaches, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-822543-0.
- Collins, Roger (1995), Early Medieval Spain: Unity in Diversity, 400-1000, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 0-312-12662-X
- Johnson, Gary (1993), The Chronicles of Spain: A discussion of some trends in Spanish history found in the chronicles of Hydatius of Lemica, John of Biclaro, Isidore of Seville, and the Chronicle of Zaragoza, B.A. thesis, Univ. of Queensland.
- Isidore of Seville. De viris illustribus. ed. J.-P. Migne. Patrologia Latina 83, col.1081-1106. Chapter 46.
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