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Encyclopedia > Pope Adrian III

Adrian III (also known as Hadrian III) was Pope from May 17, 884 to September, 885. He was born at Rome. He died in September, 885, at Modena, on a journey to Worms, in modern Germany. The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Events May 15 - Pope Marinus I dies. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... Events Vikings besiege Paris Stephen VI elected pope Oldest known mentioning of Baky Births Emperor Daigo of Japan Deaths Pope Adrian III April 6: Saint Methodius, bishop and Bible translator Categories: 885 ... The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin Roma) is the capital city of Italy, and of its Lazio region. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... Events Vikings besiege Paris Stephen VI elected pope Oldest known mentioning of Baky Births Emperor Daigo of Japan Deaths Pope Adrian III April 6: Saint Methodius, bishop and Bible translator Categories: 885 ... Modena is a city and a province on the south side of the Po valley, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ... Political status Country: Germany Federal state: Rhineland-Palatinate Region: Rhine Neckar Area District: Independent municipality Facts Population: 85,829 (December 2004) Area: 108. ...


His brief pontificate came during troubled times. He died en route to a diet at Worms, Germany after being summoned by the Frankish King Charles III, The Fat, to settle the succession to the empire and discuss the rising Saracen power. The motives for his veneration are practically unknown, but he was noted for having aided the Romans during a famine. His cult was confirmed in 1891, and his feast day is 8 July. The term Reichstag (   listen?) [ɹaɪçtak] (in English: Imperial Diet) is a composition of German Reich (Empire) and tag (which does not mean day here, but is a derivate of the verb tagen, which means to meet or assemble). ... Political status Country: Germany Federal state: Rhineland-Palatinate Region: Rhine Neckar Area District: Independent municipality Facts Population: 85,829 (December 2004) Area: 108. ... Charles the Fat (in French: Charles le Gros) ( 832–January 13, 888) was a King of France and, as Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor. ... The term Saracen comes from Greek sarakenoi. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ...



Preceded by:
Marinus I
Pope
884–885
Succeeded by:
Stephen VI


Marinus I (or Martin II), Pope between December 16, 882- May 15, 884. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... Stephen VI, pope (885-891), succeeded Pope Adrian III, and was in turn succeeded by Pope Formosus. ...


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Pope Adrian III (38 words)
Adrian III was pope from 884 to 885.
He was born at Rome.He died in 885, at Modena, on a journey to Worms, in modern Germany.
Little is known of Adrian's papacy, nor of why he is venerated.
Adrian (1611 words)
Adrian I to Adrian VI ADRIAN, or HADRIAN (Lat.
ADRIAN I., pope from 772 to 705, was the son of Theodore, a Roman nobleman.
ADRIAN II., pope from 867 to 872, was a member of a noble Roman family, and became pope in 867, at an advanced age.
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