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Encyclopedia > Pope Marcellus I

Marcellus I, pope, succeeded Marcellinus, after a considerable interval, most probably in May 307; under Maxentius he was banished from Rome in 309 on account of the tumult caused by the severity of the penances he had imposed on Christians who had lapsed under the recent persecution. He died the same year, being succeeded by Eusebius. The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches. ... Saint Marcellinus, Pope, according to the Liberian Catalogue, became bishop of Rome on June 30, 296; his predecessor was Pope Caius. ... Events March 31 - After divorcing his wife Minerva, Constantine marries Fausta, the daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Maximian. ... Maxentius Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius, Western Roman Emperor from AD 306 to 312, was the son of Maximian, and the son-in-law of Galerius. ... 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 (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Events The Spanish provinces revolt from the control of Maxentius, acknowledging Constantine as their Emperor Pope Marcellus I is banished from Rome, as is his successor Eusebius later that year Shapur II becomes king of Persia. ... Eusebius (Greek word: euseves=pious) was a Pope in the year 309 or 310. ...


Feast day: January 16. January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...



Preceded by:
Saint Marcellinus
Pope
308–309
Succeeded by:
Saint Eusebius


Saint Marcellinus, Pope, according to the Liberian Catalogue, became bishop of Rome on June 30, 296; his predecessor was Pope Caius. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... Eusebius (Greek word: euseves=pious) was a Pope in the year 309 or 310. ...


from the 9th edition (1880s) of an unnamed encyclopedia


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Biography – Pope Marcellus II – The Papal Library (896 words)
This pope was celebrated for his horror of nepotism; he forbade all his nephews to come to Rome.
The austerity of Marcellus was such that he thought of banishing music from all the ceremonies of the Church.
Marcellus, the implacable enemy of luxury, loved temperance alike in his food and in his expenses.
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