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Anastasius Bibliothecarius

(d. c. 878)


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(9th century), scholar.

He was the best Greek scholar of his age in the W. and became Papal librarian (hence his title). He attended the final session of the Eighth Oecumenical Council (869–70) and in 871 translated its Acts into Latin. In 873 he translated those of the Seventh Council (787).

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.


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