470 AD – Born in Populonia, Tuscany, Italy.
523 AD – Priest in Rome and the 53rd pope, Italy’s ruler.
– Roman Catholic Pope.
– He tried to involve Pope John in his political machinations.
525 AD – He was sent by Theodoric at the head of an embassy to Constantinople to obtain from the emperor Justin toleration for the Arians.
– Led mission to Constantinople to attempt to persuade Justin I to show tolerance for Arians within Byzantine Empire
526 AD – On the 18th of May, of thirst and starvation in prison in Ravenna, Italy of natural causes.