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John III - (561-574)

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John III Elected to the papacy in 561, Catelinus, probably the son of a Roman senator, took the name John. He may have been the translator of the Sayings of the Elders and may also have been the compiler of the Exposition of the Heptateuch. Little is known about his reign because Lombards ... Read More

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(561-574).

A Roman surnamed Catelinus, d. 13 July, 574. He was of a distinguished family, being the son of one Anastasius who bore the title of illustris . The year of his birth is not recorded, but he was consecrated pope seemingly on 17 July, 561. Owing to the necessity of waiting for imperial confirmation of ... Read More


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