John VIII, Pope

John VIII, Pope
Reigned 872-82

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  • John VIII —     Pope John VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope John VIII     (Reigned 872 82)     A Roman and the son of Gundus. He seems to have been born in the first quarter of the ninth century; d. 16 Dec., 882. In 853 and 869 he appears as archdeacon …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope John VIII —     Pope John VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope John VIII     (Reigned 872 82)     A Roman and the son of Gundus. He seems to have been born in the first quarter of the ninth century; d. 16 Dec., 882. In 853 and 869 he appears as archdeacon …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John VIII — may refer to: * Pope John VIII, Pope from 872 to 882 * Antipope John VIII, antipope in 844 * John VIII Palaiologos (1392–1448), Byzantine Emperor * The mythical Pope Joan, in some versions of her legendee also* John 8, the eighth chapter of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope John VIII of Alexandria — was the 80th Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark Number 80 (14 February 1300 29 May 1320).Pope John VIII was born in Meniat Bani Khosaim. His real name was Yohanna Ben Ebsal, but he was known as El Mo ataman Ebn El… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope John VIII — Infobox Pope English name=John VIII birth name=??? term start=December 13, 872 term end=December 16, 882 predecessor=Adrian II successor=Marinus I birth date=??? birthplace=Rome, Italy dead=dead|death date=death date|882|12|16|mf=y deathplace=??? …   Wikipedia

  • John VIII Palaiologos — Infobox Monarch name =John VIII Palaiologos title =Emperor of the Byzantine Empire reign =1425 – 1448 predecessor =Manuel II Palaiologos successor =Constantine XI Palaiologos spouse 1 =Anna of Moscow spouse 2 =Sophia of Montferrat spouse 3… …   Wikipedia

  • John VIII Palaiologos —    Emperor (q.v.) from 1425 1448, succeeding his father Manuel II (q.v.). His reign saw continued Ottoman (q.v.) advances against Byzantine European possessions. Thessalonike (q.v.) fell in 1430, and before his reign ended the Despotate of Morea… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • John VIII — died A.D. 882, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 872 882. * * * ▪ pope born , Rome [Italy] died Dec. 16, 882, Rome       pope from 872 to 882.       John was a deacon of the Roman church when elected on Dec. 14, 872, to succeed Pope Adrian II. He… …   Universalium

  • John VIII Palaeologus — born Dec. 17/18, 1392 died Oct. 31, 1448, Constantinople Byzantine emperor (1421–48). The son of Manuel II Palaeologus, he was crowned coemperor with his father in 1408 and took effective control of the empire in 1421. He became sole emperor… …   Universalium

  • John VIII — died A.D. 882, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 872 882 …   Useful english dictionary

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