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John V - (685-686)

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John V A refugee from Arab invaders, John V was born in Syria and served as legate to the ... Read More

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(685-686).

A Syrian whose father was one Cyriacus; when he was born is not known; d. 2 August, 686. As a deacon he was one of those who represented the Apostolic See at the Sixth Oecumenical Council. He returned to Rome in July, 682, with the official documents of the synod. He obtained such favour in the eyes of the Emperor Constantine Pogonatus that the latter lessened ... Read More


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