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Silverius

[sil-veer-ee-uh s] /sɪlˈvɪər i əs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 537, pope 536–37.
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  • The exact time of the death which Pope Silverius suffered in Palmaria is not known.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • And more than any other Silverius, the chief priest of the city, urged them to adopt this course.

    Procopius Procopius
  • Pope Silverius, accused of sympathy with the Goths, was deposed by Belisarius in 537.

    Our Day W. A. Spicer
  • Justinian, hearing this, ordered Silverius to be taken back to Rome, and a true judgment of his case to be made.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • Pope Silverius continued to refuse submission to the wishes of the empress.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies

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