Calixtus II

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Calixtus II pope who in 1122 forced the Holy Roman Emperor Henry V to sign a concordat that recognized the right of the church to choose its own leadership (died in 1124)
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Usage

In literature:

But in the midst of these views and opening enterprises, Calixtus died, and Pius II.
"History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy" by Niccolo Machiavelli
Siege of Sutri by the army of Pope Calixtus II, and surrender of Antipope Gregory.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
Henry V. and Pope Calixtus II.
"The Youthful Wanderer" by George H. Heffner
Thurstan was supported by three successive Popes, and was at length consecrated at Rheims by Calixtus II.
"The Cathedral Church of York" by A. Clutton-Brock
In the tenth century Worms became a free city of the Empire, and in 1122 a Concordat was entered into between Pope Calixtus II.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
They grew in importance until at length Calixtus II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The Popes of the beginning of the Renaissance: Nicholas V, Calixtus III, Pius II (AEneas Sylvius Piccolomini).
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
Still later, Calixtus II.
"The Cathedrals of Southern France" by Francis Miltoun
In 1122-3, a great council at Rome was held in the church of St. John of Lateran by Pope Calixtus II.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
One of his sons, Guy, became pope, under the name of Calixtus II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 8" by Various
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