- Saint, a.d. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
- (“the Isaurian”), a.d. c680–741, Eastern Roman emperor 717–741.
[lee-oh; Italian le-aw]
- Saint,Leo the Great, a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.
- Saint,died a.d. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682–683.
- Saint,died a.d. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847–855.
- SaintBruno, 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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- Saint, known as Leo the Great. ?390–461 ad, pope (440–461). He extended the authority of the papacy in the West and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (452). Feast day: Nov 10 or Feb 18
- called the Isaurian. ?675–741 ad, Byzantine emperor (717–41): he checked Arab expansionism and began the policy of iconoclasm, which divided the empire for the next century
- Saint. ?750–816 ad, pope (795–816). He crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (800). Feast day: June 12
- Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002–54, pope (1049–54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19
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