Anastasius II of Antioch
Anastasius II of Antioch, also known as Anastasius the Younger, succeeded Anastasius of Antioch as Bishop of Antioch, in 599. He is known for his opposition and suppression of simony in his diocese, w...
Desiderius of Vienne
Desiderius of Vienne (died 607) was a martyred archbishop of Vienne and a chronicler.
Nothing is known about his early years. In 603, in a conflict with Brunhilda of Austrasia, the legitimacy of w...
Ségéne mac Fiachnaí
Ségéne mac Fiachnaí (or Ségéne of Iona) (died 12 August 652) was the fifth abbot of the Iona Abbey in Scotland (623–652).Ségéne was of the Cenél Conaill, the same kindred as Columba, and he was the ne...
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Anastasius of Persia
Saint Anastasius of Persia (born with the name Magundat), originally a Zoroastrian soldier in the Sasanian army, became a convert to Christianity and was martyred in 628.
Anastasius was born in Ra...
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Pope Adeodatus I
Pope Adeodatus I (died 8 November 618), also called Deodatus I or Deusdedit, was Pope from 19 October 615 to his death in 618.He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. He served as a priest for 40 ...
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Emmeram of Regensburg
Saint Emmeram of Regensburg (also Emmeramus, Emmeran, Emeran, Heimrammi, Haimeran, or Heimeran) was born in Poitiers and was a Christian bishop and a martyr. He died circa 652 and is buried in St. Em...
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Pope Vitalian
Pope Vitalian (Latin: Vitalianus; died 27 January 672) reigned from 30 July 657 to his death in 672. He was born in Segni, Lazio, the son of Anastasius.
After the death of Pope Eugene I on 2 o...
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Wulfram of Sens
Saint Wulfram of Fontenelle or Saint Wulfram of Sens (also Vuilfran, Wulfrann, Wolfran, Latin: Wulframnus, French: Vulfran or Vulphran; c. 640 – 20 March 703) was the Archbishop of Sens. His life ...
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Germanus of Granfelden
Saint Germanus of Granfelden (* ca. 612 in Trier; † 675 near Moutier, Bern, Switzerland) was the first abbot of Moutier-Grandval Monastery.Germanus hailed from a family of senators in Trier. He became...
Pope Martin I
Pope Martin I (Latin: Martinus I; died 16 September 655) reigned from 21 July 649 to his death in 655. He was born near Todi, Umbria, in the place now named after him (Pian di San Martino). He suc...
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Valerio of Bierzo
Valerio of Bierzo (or Valerius of Bierzo; c. 630–c. 695) was an ascetic hermit and monk from the Bierzo region of Visigothic Spain. A number of his writings still survive, including three short autobi...
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John of Antioch (chronicler)
John of Antioch was a 7th-century chronicler, who wrote in Greek. He was a monk, apparently contemporary with Emperor Heraclius (610–41). Gelzer (Sextus Julius Africanus, 41) identifies the auth...
Emebert
Saint Emebert was an early Bishop of Cambrai, often identified with Bishop Ablebert of Cambrai (early 8th century). He would have been the son of Duke Witger of Lotharingia and Saint Amalberga of Maub...
Pope Eugene I
Pope Eugene I (died 1 June 657), also known as Eugenius I, was Pope from 10 August 654 to his death in 657. He was a native of Rome, born to one Rufinianus.
Little is known of Pope Eugene's early ...
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Antiochus of Palestine
Antiochus of Palestine, also known as Antiochus Strategos[1] and Antiochus the Monk, was a 7th-century monk.He is believed to have been born near Ancyra (now Ankara, Turkey). He lived first as a solit...
Landelin
Saint Landelin (Landelinus) (c.625-686, Belgium) was a former brigand who underwent a Christian conversion. As a result of this, in about 650 he founded a monastery at Lobbes in Hainaut - Lobbes Abbey...
Pope Gregory I
Pope Gregory I (Latin: Gregorius I; c. 540 – 12 March 604), commonly known as Saint Gregory the Great, was Pope from 3 September 590 to his death in 604. Gregory is well known for his writings, w...
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Pope Agatho
Pope Agatho (died 10 January 681) was Pope from 26 June 678 to his death in 681. He is venerated as a saint by both Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. Little is known of Agatho before his papacy....
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Jabalah ibn al-Aiham
Jabalah Ibn Al-Aiham (Arabic: جبلة ابن الأيهم‎) was the last ruler of the Ghassanid state in Syria and Jordan in the seventh century AD. He commanded a Christian Arab army in the Battle of ...
Fáilbe mac Pípáin
Fáilbe mac Pípáin was the eighth abbot of Iona (fl. 669-679 ?). Failbe was of the same kindred as Columba, the Cenél Conaill, distantly related to him through their common ancestor Conall Gulban....
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Pope Donus
Pope Donus (died 11 April 678) was Pope from 2 November 676 to his death in 678. He was the son of a Roman named Mauricius. Not much is known of this pope.
While he was Pope, he had the enclosed f...
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Gabriel of Sinjar
Gabriel of Sinjar (Classical Syriac: ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܕܫܝܓܪ, Gaḅriyel d'Šiggar) was a court physician of the Sasanian shah Khosrau II. He played a major role in inter-Christian rivalries in the Sasanian emp...
Suibne moccu Fir Thrí
Suibne moccu Fir Thrí [Suibne moccu Urthrí, Suibhne I] was the sixth abbot of Iona (652–657). His abbacy is obscure, and he appears not to have been from the same kindred, Cenél Conaill, as Columba an...
Pope Conon
Pope Conon (c. 630 – 21 September 687) was Pope from 21 October 686 to his death in 687. He had been put forward as a compromise candidate, there being a conflict between the two factions resident in ...
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Foillan
Saint Foillan (Faelan, Faolan, Foelan, Foalan; French: Feuillien) is an Irish saint of the seventh century.
Foillan was the brother of Saints Ultan and Fursey. He is described as the 'uterin...
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