Pope Benedict V
|Papacy began||May 14 964|
|Papacy ended||June 23 964|
|Predecessor||Pope John XII|
|Successor||Pope Leo VIII|
July 4, 965|
|Other Popes named Benedict|
Benedict was known as Grammaticus because of his learning.
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After his death[change | change source]
Benedict was buried in the cathedral in Hamburg. Later, his remains were transferred to Rome.
Although his status was questioned during his lifetime, Benedict V is considered to part of the traditional list of popes.
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References[change | change source]
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-02.
- "Pope Benedict V," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-11-3.
- "Benedict V", Encyclopedia Britannica (1910), Vol. 3, p. 718.
- "Benedict V", Encyclopedia Americana (1918), p. 504.
- Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1835). "Benedict V," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 4, p. 214; excerpt, "By several writers he is considered only as an intruder, but in the late Papal chronologies published in Italy we find him placed among the regular popes."
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Media related to Benedictus V at Wikimedia Commons