Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 248

John, an Italian bishop, early 6th c.

Reference to prosopography: PCBE Italie 1: Iohannes 27

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Attested presbyterial activity: 518 - 520 in Rome (Rome),


John was a bishop of an unknown Italian diocese, sent by Pope Hormisdas in an embassy to Constantinople (see e.g. Collectio Avellana 148-158). The Liber Pontificalis erroneously describes him as a presbyter.


Travel and change of residence
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Ecclesiastical administration - Ecclesiastical envoy
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Relation with - Monarch and royal/imperial family
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