Sylvius of Toulouse
Saint Sylvius of Toulouse (Silvius, French: Selve, Sylve) was bishop of Toulouse from 360 AD to 400 AD. He was succeeded by Saint Exuperius. Sylvius began construction of the basilica of St. Sernin of Toulouse towards the end of the 4th century. The church was later completed by his successor Exuperius. Sylvius' remains were later transferred to the church he had begun.
Saint Sylvius of Toulouse
Statue of St. Sylvius. Basilica of St. Sernin, Toulouse.
|Died||c. 400 AD|
|Major shrine||Basilica of St. Sernin, Toulouse.|
- "Catholic Encyclopedia: Toulouse". Catholic Encl. 2010. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- Knights of Columbus. Catholic Truth Committee. The Catholic encyclopedia: an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Church, Volume 14. Encyclopedia Press, 1913, 797.
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