Gregory I, Pope Saint
Gregory I, Pope Saint
Biographical article on this Doctor of the Church, d. 604

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  • Gregory I —     Pope St. Gregory I ( the Great )     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Gregory I ( the Great )     Doctor of the Church; born at Rome about 540; died 12 March 604. Gregory     is certainly one of the most notable figures in Ecclesiastical… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Gregory I — Saint Gregory redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Gregory (disambiguation). Pope Gregory I Papacy began 3 September 590 Papacy ended 12 March 604 …   Wikipedia

  • Pope St. Gregory I (the Great) —     Pope St. Gregory I ( the Great )     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Gregory I ( the Great )     Doctor of the Church; born at Rome about 540; died 12 March 604. Gregory     is certainly one of the most notable figures in Ecclesiastical… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Saint Leo IV —     Pope St. Leo IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Leo IV     (Reigned 847 55)     A Roman and the son of Radoald, was unanimously elected to succeed Sergius II, and as the alarming attack of the Saracens on Rome in 846 caused the people… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gregory I — noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540? 604) • Syn: ↑Gregory, ↑Saint Gregory I, ↑St. Gregory I, ↑Gregory the Great • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Gregory I — noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540? 604) • Syn: ↑Gregory, ↑Gregory I, ↑St. Gregory I, ↑Gregory the Great • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gregory I the Great —    Pope (q.v.) from 590 604 who is considered the greatest of the early medieval popes; saint. He refused to recognize the title of Ecumenical Patriarch that John IV Faster (q.v.), archbishop of Constantinople (qq.v.) proclaimed for himself. John …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Gregory I — Saint ( Gregory the Great ) A.D. c540 604, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 590 604. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gregory I, Saint — known as Gregory the Great born с 540, Rome died March 12, 604, Rome Pope (590–604) and doctor of the church. A Roman patrician, by age 32 he had attained the office of urban prefect. He then felt called to the religious life. He built several… …   Universalium

  • Gregory I (the Great) —     (c. 540–604)    Pope, Theologian and Saint.    Gregory was born in Rome and was educated as a lawyer. He was ordained Deacon by Pope Benedict I and was elected Pope in 590. At that period the city of Rome was under threat from the Lombards.… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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