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Miltiades, or Melchiades (other forms of the name being Meltiades, Melciades, Milciades, and Miltides) was Pope from July 10, 310 or 311 to January 10 or 11, 314. He appears to have been an African by birth, but of his personal history nothing is known. The Liber Pontificalis compiled in the 5th century onwards, attributed several later customs to introductions by Miltiades. He was elected after a period of sede vacante following the joint banishment of Pope Eusebius to Sicily and his opponent Heraclius to Sardinia. The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Events While Constantine was campaigning against the Bructeri, Maximian attempted to make himself emperor at Arles. ... For the band, see 311 (band), for the number see 311 (number) Events June 15 - Licinius issues his own Edict of Toleration, ending persecution of Christians in his own part of the Roman Empire. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events August 30 - Council of Arles, which confirmed the pronouncement of Donatism as a schism, and passed other canons. ... World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second_largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... The Book of the Popes or the Liber Pontificalis is a major source for early medieval history and one that has received intense critical scrutiny. ... ( 4th century - 5th century - 6th century - other centuries) Events Rome sacked by Visigoths in 410. ... In the Roman Catholic governance the vacant seat (in Latin, sede vacante) is the interregnum between a Popes death or resignation and the election of his successor. ... Eusebius (Greek word: euseves=pious) was a Pope in the year 309 or 310. ... Flavius Heraclius Augustus (c. ...


The Edicts of Toleration, known as the "Edict of Milan" [1] (http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/edict-milan.html) of Galerius and of Constantine and Licinius were published during his pontificate. The emperor now gave Pope Miltiades in Rome the right to receive back, through the prefect of the city, all ecclesiastical buildings and possessions which had been confiscated during the persecutions. Constantine presented the pope with the Lateran Palace which became the papal residence and seat of Christian governance; there was held the Lateran Synod in Rome (313) at which Caecilianus was acquitted of the charges brought against him, and Donatus condemned as a heretic. See Donatism. The Edict of Milan (313 AD) declared that the Roman Empire would be neutral with regard to religious worship, officially ending all government-sanctioned persecution especially of Christianity. ... Galerius on a coin Galerius Maximianus (c. ... Constantine. ... Coin of Licinius For other Romans of this name, see Licinius (gens). ... See the appropriate page for Roman emperor Constantine I (the Great) Constantine I of Scotland Constantine I of Greece This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... From the beginning of the 4th Century, when it was given to the Pope by Constantine, the Palace of the Lateran on Piazza San Giovanni in south-east Rome was the principal residence of the Popes, and continued so for about a thousand years. ... Events February - Conference of Milan. ... Heresy, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is a theological or religious opinion or doctrine maintained in opposition, or held to be contrary, to the ‘catholic’ or orthodox doctrine of the Christian Church, or, by extension, to that of any church, creed, or religious system, considered as orthodox. ... The Donatists (founded by the Berber christian Donatus) were followers of a belief considered a heresy by the Roman Catholic Church. ...


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Preceded by:
Saint Eusebius
Pope
311–314
Succeeded by:
Saint Silvester I


Eusebius (Greek word: euseves=pious) was a Pope in the year 309 or 310. ... Popes buried in St. ... Silvester I (or Sylvester), pope (January, 314 – December 31, 335), succeeded Miltiades and was followed by Marcus. ...


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Miltiades - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (528 words)
Miltiades the Elder was a member of an immensely wealthy Athenian noble family, the Philaids.
However, the revolt collapsed in 494 BC and in 492 BC Miltiades fled to Athens to escape a retaliatory Persian invasion.
Miltiades suffered a bad leg wound during the campaign and was incapacitated by it.
Pope Miltiades - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (311 words)
Miltiades, or Melchiades (other forms of the name being Meltiades, Melciades, Milciades, and Miltides) was Pope from July 10, 310 or 311 to January 10 or 11, 314, and was subsequently made a saint.
In 313, Miltiades presided over the Lateran Synod in Rome at which Caecilian was acquitted of the charges brought against him, and Donatus Magnus was condemned as a heretic (see Donatism).
Miltiades was made a saint following his death, with his feast-day being held on December 10.
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