Anterus

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Born: 1XX AD
Died: 236 AD.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: Popes, Saint


       - Anterus, who was pope for only one month and ten days, is thought to have been of Greek origin, but the name could indicate that he was a freed slave.

235 - Anterus was elected pope on the 9th of September.

236 - On the 3rd of January, he died in undramatic circumstances during the persecutions of Emperor Maximinus the Thracian.
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