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Boniface III - (607)

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Boniface III Pope Boniface III, a Roman by birth and a Greek by descent, was a deacon and papal nuncio before he was elected to the papacy in February, 607. His service at the court in Read More

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Pope Boniface III, of Roman extraction and the son of John Cataadioce, was elected to succeed Sabinian after an interregnum of nearly a year; he was consecrated 19 February, 607; d. 12 November of the same year. He had been ordained a deacon of the Roman Church, and in 603 sent by Gregory the Great as apocrisiarius, or legate, to the court ... Read More


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