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Pope Anastasius III (Latin: Anastasius Tertius; died June 913) was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 121st Pope from 911 until his death in 913.[1]

Anastasius III
Papacy beganApril 911
Papacy endedJune 913
PredecessorSergius III
SuccessorLando
Personal details
Birth nameAnastasius
Born???
Rome, Papal States
DiedJune 913
Rome, Papal States
Other Popes named Anastasius

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Early lifeEdit

Anastasius was born in Rome.[2]

PopeEdit

Anastasius was elected pope in 911.[3] He was pope during a period when Rome and the Papacy were in the power of Theophylact family.[4]

He was active in developing the dioceses of Germany.[2]

He was buried in St. Peter's Basilica.

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ReferencesEdit

 
Emblem of the popes
  1. "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pope Anastasius III", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-8-27.
  3. "Anastasius," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911); retrieved 2012-8-27.
  4. Bunson, Matthew. (2004). OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History, p. 74.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Anastasius III at Wikimedia Commons

  •   "Pope Anastasius III" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.


Preceded by
Sergius III
Pope
911-913
Succeeded by
Lando