The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Silverius (536-537)
537 (I)


(1) 1. GIOVIANO (?-?)

Birth. (No date or place found). His original name was Mercurio. He is also listed as Mercurio Giovane and as Jovien.

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Presbyter cardinalis of the title of S. Clemente in 537 (1).

Death. (No date or place found). Buried at an unknown place.

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 84; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux des 10 premiers siècles". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1926. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1927, p. 141, no. 1.

(1) He may be the same as Presbyter cardinalis Mercurio of the title of S. Clemente (532).

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