Information about Pope Anterus

Pope Anterus ((unknown) - 3 January 236)

Pope Anterus was the Bishop of Rome from 21 November 235 to his death in 236. He succeeded Pope Pontian, who had been deported from Rome to Sardinia, along with the antipope Hippolytus.

Anterus was the son of Romulus, born in Petilia Policastro, Calabria. He is thought to have been of Greek origin, and his name may indicate that he was a freed slave. He created one bishop, for the city of Fondi.

Pope Anterus reigned in...
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Papa Anterus (Pope Anterus) Flag of Holy See Holy See 21 November 235 3 January 236
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