In 864 (Duchesne, Liber pontificalis, ii.
His deeds are thus described in the Liber Pontificalis: " Hic regiones dividit diaconibus et fecit vii subdiacones, qui vii notariis imminerent, ut gestas martyrum integro fideliter colligerent, et multas fabricas per cymiteria fieri praecepit."
- The most important authority for the history of Ravenna is Bishop Agnellus, who wrote, about 840, the Liber Pontificalis Ecclesiae Ravennatis.
Our only authority, a passage in the Liber Pontificalis, describes the gift as including the whole of Italy and Corsica, except the lands north of the Po, Calabria and the city of Naples.
The accounts of his papacy preserved in the Liber pontificalis are little else than a record of the gifts said to have been conferred on the Roman church by Constantine the Great.
Duchesne, the Liber pontificalis, i.
In 1877 he received the degree of docteur es lettres with two remarkable theses, a dissertation De Macario magnete, and an Etude sur le Liber pontificalis, in which he explained with unerring critical acumen the origin of that celebrated chronicle, determined the different editions and their interrelation, and stated precisely the value of his evidence.
Of his learned edition of the Liber pontificalis (completed in 1892 by volume ii.), in which he resumed and completed the results he had attained in his French thesis.
It is possible that the Liber Pontificalis refers to the office under the Latin synonym, when it says of Pope Victor (186-197) that he made sequentes cleros, a term - sequens - which Pope Gaius (283-293) uses in the sense of acolyte.
According to the Liber pontificalis (ed.
I; Liber pontificalis, " Vita Gregorii Magni"; Isidore of Seville, De vir.
For further information and investigations see Duchesne, Liber pontificalis; Lipsius, Die Apokr.
LIBER PONTIFICALIS, or Gesta Pontificum Romanorum (i.e.
Duchesne, Le Liber pontificalis: texte, introduction, commentaire (Paris, 1884-1892).
See also the same writer's Etude sur le Liber pontificalis (Paris, 1877); and the article by A.
The possibly contemporary Liber Pontificalis and Isidore of Seville (560-636) hint at the invitation to the Lombards.
3, 6, 7, 13, 17, 2023, 25, and the Vita by Petrus Pisanus in the Liber pontificalis, ed.