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papacy

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The office of the pope (Bishop of Rome), derives its name from the Greek papas and Latin papa, which are familiar forms of ‘father’. In early times many bishops and even priests were called...

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Pope Gelasius I

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(r. 492–6)

Gelasius inherited problems: the Acacian Schism with Constantinople, the emergence of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy, a breakdown in ecclesiastical order in Italy, and...

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