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Holy See - Papa Anterus (Pope Anterus) (21 November 235 - 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.

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Papa Anterus (Pope Anterus): Details
CountryHoly See
From21 November 235
To3 January 236
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