The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Stephen II (III) (752-757)
752 (I)


(1) 1. ANASTASIO, O.S.B.Cas. ?(-?)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. Entered the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines). "Il raro suo merito lo condusse a quella dignità, e a quell'impiego la sua dottrina, come quegli, che si nella sacra, come nella profana letteratura, era egregiamente versato." (1)

Priesthood. Ordained (no further information found).

Cardinalate. Presbyter cardinalis in 752 (?); his title is not known. Librarian of the Holy Roman Church. He wrote several works, among them a history of the translation of a part of the relics of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, which manuscript is preserved in the monastery of Montecassino.

Death. (No date or place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 1, 37-38; Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 265; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux des 10 premiers siècles". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1926. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1927, p.157, no. 1.

(1) Cardella, Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa, I, pt. 1, 38: His rare merit led him to that dignity (the cardinalate), and to that office his doctrine, in which, whether in sacred or in secular literature, he was very well versed.

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(2) 2. PIETRO (?-?)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Deacon cardinalis of the Holy Roman Church in 752 (?).

Death. (No date or place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 1, 39; Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 283; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux des 10 premiers siècles". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1926. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1927, p. 147, no. 2.

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