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Leo III

noun
1.
Saint, a.d. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
2.
(“the Isaurian” ), a.d. c680–741, Eastern Roman emperor 717–741.
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Leo I

[lee-oh; Italian le-aw]
noun
Saint ("Leo the Great") a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.

Leo II

noun
Saint, died a.d. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682–683.

Leo IV

noun
Saint, died a.d. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847–855.

Leo IX

noun
Saint (Bruno) 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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Leo I (ˈliːəʊ)
 
n
Saint, known as Leo the Great. ?390--461 ad, pope (440--461). He extended the authority of the papacy in the West and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (452). Feast day: Nov 10 or Feb 18

Leo III
 
n
1.  called the Isaurian. ?675--741 ad, Byzantine emperor (717--41): he checked Arab expansionism and began the policy of iconoclasm, which divided the empire for the next century
2.  Saint. ?750--816 ad, pope (795--816). He crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (800). Feast day: June 12

Leo IX
 
n
Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002--54, pope (1049--54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19

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