Pope Anastasius III

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Pope Anastasius III
Papacy beganApril 911
Papacy endedJune 913
PredecessorSergius III
Personal details
Birth nameAnastasius
Rome, Papal States
DiedJune 913
Rome, Papal States
Other popes named Anastasius

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]

Early life[change | change source]

Anastasius was born in Rome.[2]

Pope[change | change source]

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

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

He was buried in St. Peter's Basilica.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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[permanent dead link].

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Anastasius III at Wikimedia Commons

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

Preceded by
Sergius III
Succeeded by