Himerius (2)

Himerius bishop of Tarragona, Spain, known by a; letter which was addressed to him by Siricius, bishop of Rome (385-398), and in which the latter arrogates supreme ecclesiastical authority, and seeks by flattery to gain Himerius's consent to his pretensions. See Hard, Concil. 1, 848; J. A. Cramer, additions to Bossuet, 4, 597. — Herzog, Real-Encyklop. 6, 98, 99. The Roman Catholic views may be seen in Wetzer u. Welte, Kirchen-Lexikon, 5, 197 sq. SEE SIRICIUS.

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