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Adrian II (also known as Hadrian II), (792872), pope from 867 to 872, was a member of a noble Roman family, and became pope in 867, at an advanced age. Events Irenes title of empress confirmed. ... Events Battle of Hafrsfjord in Norway, Harald Finehair first king of Norway. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ... Events September: Basil I becomes sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire. ... Events Battle of Hafrsfjord in Norway, Harald Finehair first king of Norway. ... Events September: Basil I becomes sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire. ...


He maintained, but with less energy, the attitude of his predecessor Nicholas I. Lothar, king of Lorraine, died in 869, leaving Adrian to mediate between the Frankish kings with a view to assuring to the emperor, Louis II, the heritage of the king of Lorraine. Nicholas I,(Rome c. ... Sir Anduin Lothar Sir Anduin Lothar was a knight in the fictional universe of Warcraft in the Kingdom of Azeroth. ... Lorraine can refer to: the historical independent duchy and later French province of Lorraine: see Lorraine (province). ... Events Western Emperor Louis II allies with eastern Emperor Basil I against the Saracens. ... The Franks or the Frankish people were one of several west Germanic tribes who entered the late Roman Empire from Frisia as foederati and established a lasting realm (sometimes referred to as Francia) in an area that covers most of modern-day France and the region of Franconia in Germany... The name Louis II is used to refer to numerous persons in history: Kings: Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (825-875, reigning 850(855)-875) Louis the German, (804 - 876, ruler of Eastern Francia from 817-876) Louis the Stammerer, king of West Francia (France) (846-879, reigned 877-879...


Photius, the Patriarch of Constantinople, shortly after the council in which he had vainly pronounced sentence of deposition against Pope Nicholas I, was driven from the patriarchate by a new emperor, Basil the Macedonian, who favoured his rival Ignatius. An ecumenical council (called by the Latins the 8th Ecumenical Council) was convoked as the Fourth Council of Constantinople to decide this matter. At this council Adrian was represented by legates, who presided at the condemnation of Photius as a heretic, but did not succeed in coming to an understanding with Ignatius on the subject of the jurisdiction over the Bulgarian church. Photius (b. ... The Patriarch of Constantinople is the Ecumenical Patriarch, the first among equals in the Eastern Orthodox communion. ... Nicholas I,(Rome c. ... Basil, his son Constantine, and his second wife, emperess Eudoxia Ingerina. ... Ignatius (Игнатий in Russian) (1540 - 1620) was the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia of Greek decent in 1605-1606. ... The Fourth Council of Constantinople is considered an ecumenical council by Roman Catholics and met from October 5, 869 to February 28, 870. ... Photius (b. ...


Like his predecessor Nicholas I, Adrian was forced to submit, in temporal affairs, to the interference of the emperor, Louis II, who placed him under the surveillance of Arsenius, bishop of Orta, his confidential adviser, and Arsenius's son Anastasius, the librarian. Nicholas I,(Rome c. ... Louis II, (825 – 875), Holy Roman Emperor (sole ruler 855 – 875), eldest son of the emperor Lothair I, became the designated king of Italy in 839, and taking up his residence in that country was crowned king at Rome by Pope Sergius II on June 15, 844. ... Arsenius Autorianus (13th century), patriarch of Constantinople, lived about the middle of the 13th century. ... Anastasius Bibliothecarius, librarian of the Roman Catholic Church, b. ...


Adrian had married in his youth, and his wife and daughter were still living at his election. They were carried off and assassinated by Anastasius's brother, Eleutherius.


Adrian died in 872 after 5 years as pope. Events Battle of Hafrsfjord in Norway, Harald Finehair first king of Norway. ...



Preceded by:
Saint Nicholas I
Pope
867–872
Succeeded by:
John VIII


Nicholas I,(Rome c. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... John VIII was pope from 872 to 882. ...


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ADRIAN - LoveToKnow Article on ADRIAN (246 words)
, pope from 867 to 872, was a member of a noble Roman family, and became pope in 867, at an advanced age.
Rid of the affair of Lothair, king of Lorraine, by the death of that prince (869), he endeavoured in vain to mediate between the Prankish princes with a view to assuring to the emperor, Louis II., the heritage of the king of Lorraine.
At this council Adrian was represented by legates, who presided at the condemnation of Photius, but did not succeed in coming to an understanding with Ignatius on the subject of the jurisdiction over the Bulgarian converts.
Pope Adrian II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (295 words)
Adrian II (also known as Hadrian II), (792–872), pope from 867 to 872, was a member of a noble Roman family, and became pope in 867, at an advanced age.
Lothar, king of Lorraine, died in 869, leaving Adrian to mediate between the Frankish kings with a view to assuring to the emperor, Louis II, the heritage of the king of Lorraine.
At this council Adrian was represented by legates, who presided at the condemnation of Photius as a heretic, but did not succeed in coming to an understanding with Ignatius on the subject of the jurisdiction over the Bulgarian church.
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