Rusticus, archevêque de Lyon
|Death:||Died in Lyon|
Son of Aquilinus, bishop of Lyon and Fuscina
|Occupation:||Évêque de Lyon, 494/501, Bishop of Limoges 494-501, Bishop of Lyon, Archbishop of Lyon, archbishop of Lyon, Saint|
|Managed by:||Jennie Jacobson|
About Saint Rusticius, archbishop of Lyon
Saint Rusticus (ca 455 – 25 April 501) was the Archbishop of Lyon, since the year of 494, the successor of Saint Lupicinus of Lyon (491 – 494). Later canonized, his Feast Day is 25 April. He was the son of Aquilinus (ca 430 – ca 470), Nobleman at Lyon schoolfellow and friend of Sidonius Apollinaris(ca 400), who was a Vicarius of a Province in Gaul under the father of Sidonius Apollinaris between 423 and 448, and wife Tullia (b. 410), and the great-grandson of Decimus Rusticus and wife Artemia, and also of Saint Eucherius and wife Gallia.
He was also the brother of St. Viventiolus.
Married before 480 to a daughter (born ca 460) of Ruricius, Bishop of Limoges (then Augustoritum) and wife Ommance, they were the parents of three children:
St. Sacerdos, Archbishop of Lyon
Leontius, Archbishop of Lyon
Artemia, the wife of Florentinus, born in 485, a Senator, who were the parents of:
Gondulf of Provence, Duke, Bishop of Metz
..., wife of Munderic, Pretender of Austrasia
St. Nicetius, Archbishop of Lyon