St. Vergilius of Salzburg
Irish-born Abbot of St. Peter's monastery at Salzburg. He held that the earth was round, for which St. Boniface accused him of heresy. Vergilius freed himself of the charge, and went on to become a missionary, dying in 789.
Short biography of the saint, known to his Irish contemporaries as "the Geometer." By Clifford Stevens.
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