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Calixtus I

[kuh-lik-stuh s] /kəˈlɪk stəs/
noun
1.
Saint, a.d. c160–222, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 218–222.
Also, Callistus I.
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Calixtus I, Saint

pope from 217? to 222, during the schism of St. Hippolytus, the church's first antipope. Little was known about Calixtus before the discovery of Philosophumena by Hippolytus, a work that is, in part, a pamphlet directed against him.

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