Ospitone was a Christian chief of Barbagia in Sardinia in the late sixth century. Gregory the Great, in a letter dated to 594, commended Ospitone for his Christianity at a time when most Barbaricini were still pagans "living, all like irrational animals, ignorant of the truth of God and worshiping wood and stone."
- ...Barbaricini omnes, ut insensata animalia vivant, Deum verum nesciant, ligna autem et lapides adorent...
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