Sentence Examples with the word Apocrisiarius

PELAGIUS I., pope from 555 to 561, was a Roman by birth, and first appears in history at Constantinople in the rank of deacon, and as apocrisiarius of Pope Silverius, whose overthrow in favour of Vigilius his intrigues promoted.

To make his apologies for this irregularity he sent Deacon Gregory, who afterwards became Pope Gregory the Great, as his apocrisiarius to Constantinople.

Ho had previously acted as papal apocrisiarius at Constantinople, and was held in high repute for learning and virtue.