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Encyclopedia > Pope Anterus
Anterus
Name Anterus
Papacy began November 21, 235
Papacy ended January 3, 236
Predecessor Saint Pontian
Successor Saint Fabian
Born  ???
Place of birth  ???
Died January 3, 236
Place of death Rome, Italy

Pope Anterus, the 19th Pope (Reign: November 21, 235 - January 3, 236), succeeded Pope Pontian, who had been deported from Rome along with the antipope Hippolytus to Sardinia. It is claimed he was martyred, but there is little evidence for this. He was buried in the papal crypt of the cemetery of St. Callixtus in Rome and later made a saint. Vatican coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Maximinus Thrax becomes Roman Emperor. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Pope Fabian succeeds Pope Anterus Births Deaths Pope Anterus Categories: 236 ... Pontian (or Pontianus), was pope from July 21, 230 to September 28, 235. ... Saint Fabian (died 250), pope and martyr, was chosen pope, or bishop of Rome, in January 236 in succession to Pope Anterus. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Pope Fabian succeeds Pope Anterus Births Deaths Pope Anterus Categories: 236 ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... The pope is the Catholic Patriarch and Bishop of Rome, and leader of the Catholic Church. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Maximinus Thrax becomes Roman Emperor. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Pope Fabian succeeds Pope Anterus Births Deaths Pope Anterus Categories: 236 ... Pontian (or Pontianus), was pope from July 21, 230 to September 28, 235. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Antipope Felix V, the last historical Antipope. ... In Greek mythology, Hippolytus was a son of Theseus and either Antiope or Hippolyte. ... Sardinia (Sardigna, Sardinna or Sardinnia in the Sardinian language, Sardegna in Italian, Sardenya in Catalan), is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (Sicily is the largest), between Italy, Spain and Tunisia, south of Corsica. ... Historically, a martyr is a person who dies for his or her religious faith. ... Callixtus I (also Callistus I) was pope from about 217 to 222, during the reigns of the Emperors Elagabalus and Alexander Severus. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ...

Preceded by:
Saint Pontian
Pope
235–236
Succeeded by:
Saint Fabian

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The soldiers of the cruel tyrant surprised the pope while he was proclaiming holy scripture to the faithful and the pontiff, to save his people whom he wanted to defend, offered his head to the sword of the executioner.
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