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Pope Zephyrinus

Saint Zephyrinus, pope, bishop of Rome from about 198 to 217, succeeded Pope Victor I. He is described as a man of little intelligence or strength of character, and the somewhat important controversies on doctrine and discipline that marked his pontificate are more appropriately associated with the names of Hippolytus and of Callixtus, his principal adviser and afterwards his successor.

Zephyrinus died on December 20, 217.

preceded by Pope Victor I, (189-199)
succeeded by Pope Callixtus I, (217-222)

from a 1911 encyclopedia



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