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Encyclopedia > Pope John VII

John VII, pope from 705 to 707, successor of John VI, was also of Greek nationality. The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches. ... Alternate meaning: Area code 705 Events End of the short-lived Zhou Dynasty in China Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik succeeded by al-Walid I ibn Abd al-Malik. ... 707 A south Australian counter-strike team consisting of fbz, bl1zz, carnage, ic3solo and Jonevo. ... John VI, pope from 701 to 705, was a native of Greece, and succeeded to the papal chair two months after the death of Sergius I. He assisted the exarch Theophylact, who had been sent to Italy by the emperor Justinian II, and prevented him from using violence against the...


He seems to have acceded to the request of the emperor Justinian II that he should give his sanction to the decrees of the Quinisext or Trullan council of 692. There are several monuments of John in the Church of St Maria Anticiua at the foot of the Palatine Hill; others were formerly in the chapel of the Virgin, built by him in the basilica of St Peter. He was succeeded by Sisinnius. Justinian II, known as Rhinotmetus (the Split-nosed) (669-711) was Byzantine emperor from 685 to 695 and again from 704 to 711. ... Both the Fifth Ecumenical Council and the Sixth Ecumenical Council failed to produce disciplinary norms, for which reason the emperor Justinian II convoked an assembly in 692 to meet in Constantinople in the same domed hall where the Sixth Council had been held, called in Trullo (=under the dome). ... Events The Quinisext Council (also said in Trullo), held in Constantinople, laid the foundation for the Orthodox Canon Law The Arabs conquer Armenia. ... The Palatine Hill (Latin Palatium) is the centermost of the seven hills of Rome and is one of the most ancient parts of the city of Rome in Italy. ... The term Virgin Mary has several different meanings: For the historical and multi-denominational concept of Mary, see Mary, the mother of Jesus. ... The Basilica of Saint Peter from Castel SantAngelo. ... Sisinnius (died February 4, 708) was Pope for about three weeks in 708. ...



Preceded by:
John VI
Pope
705–707
Succeeded by:
Sisinnius


John VI, pope from 701 to 705, was a native of Greece, and succeeded to the papal chair two months after the death of Sergius I. He assisted the exarch Theophylact, who had been sent to Italy by the emperor Justinian II, and prevented him from using violence against the... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... Sisinnius (died February 4, 708) was Pope for about three weeks in 708. ...


This article incorporates text from the public domain 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) in many ways represents the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ...


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Pope John VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (215 words)
The son of one Plato and allegeldy born in Rossano, Calabria, John VII was in good relationships with the Lombards, then ruling much of Italy.
There are several monuments of John in the Church of St Maria Antiqua at the foot of the Palatine Hill; others were formerly in the chapel of the Virgin, built by him in the basilica of St Peter and still visible in the grottoes under the basilica.
John VII died in 707 and was buried in St. Peter's.
Pope John VII (499 words)
Though John was a man of learning and eloquence, and though he was remarkable for his filial affection and piety, he was of a timorous disposition.
John is credited with having prevailed upon the Anglo-Saxon clergy resident in Rome to renounce their secular style of dress, and with having written to those in England bidding them follow this example.
John died in the palace he had built near the Palatine, and was buried in the oratory he had erected in St. Peter's.
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