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Agatho (born 577?, died 10 January 681) was pope from 678 to 681. A Greek born in Sicily of wealthy and devout parents, he gave away his inheritance after their death and retired to a monastery in Palermo. Although the year of his birth is unknown, he was said to have been over 100 years old at the time of his election. He is noteworthy as the pope who ordered St Wilfrid to be restored to his bishopric at York in 679, and as the first to cease payment of the tribute hitherto paid on election to the emperor at Constantinople. It was during his pontificate that the Sixth Ecumenical Council was held at Constantinople, to which he sent his legates and those from a Roman council held in 679. Events The Anglo-Saxons under Ceawlin of Wessex defeat the British (Welsh) at the Battle of Deorham. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Justinian II south of the Danube delta. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches. ... Events Pope Agatho succeeds Pope Donus. ... Events Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Justinian II south of the Danube delta. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,700 sq. ... Location within Italy Palermo (Palermo in Italian) (Palermu or Palemmu in Sicilian) (population 680,000) is the principal city and administrative seat of the autonomous region of Sicily, Italy. ... Wilfrid (c. ... York is a city in Northern England, built at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... Events Adamnan becomes abbot of the monastery on Iona. ... Map of Constantinople. ... The Sixth Ecumenical Council met on November 7, 680, for its first session, and ended its meetings, said to have been eighteen in number, on September 16 of the next year. ... Events Adamnan becomes abbot of the monastery on Iona. ...


He was the first pope to take the papal oath as part of his inauguration. The Papal Oath, also known as the oath against modernism, was an oath traditionally sworn by the popes of the Roman Catholic Church during their Papal Coronation. ...


During his reign the Byzantine Empire abandoned monothelitism, and friendly relations with Rome were restored. The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Greek-speaking Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centred at its capital in Constantinople. ... Monothelitism was the christological doctrine that Jesus had one will but two natures (divine and human). ...


Feast day: 10 January. January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...




Preceded by:
Donus
Pope
678–681
Succeeded by:
Saint Leo II


Donus (died April 11, 678) was pope from November 2, 676 to his death. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... Leo II, pope from August 682 to July 683, was a Sicilian by birth, and succeeded Agatho. ...


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Pope Agatho (91 words)
Agatho, pope from 678 to 681, was born in Sicily.
He is noteworthy as the pope who ordered St. Wilfrid to be restored to his bishopric at York in 679, and as the first to cease payment of the tribute hitherto paid on election to the emperor at Constantinople.
It was during his pontificate that the Sixth Ecumenical Council was held at Constantinople, to which he sent his legates and those from a Roman council held in 679.
Pope Agatho (78 words)
Agatho, pope from 678 to 681, was born in Sicily.
He is noteworthy as the pope who ordered St. Wilfrid to be restored to his bishopric at York in 679, and as the first to cease payment of the tribute hitherto paid on election to the emperor at Constantinople.
It was during his pontificate that the Sixth Ecumenical Council was held at Constantinople, to which he sent his legates and those from a Roman council held in 679.
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