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Calixtus I

[kuh-lik-stuh s]
  1. Saint,a.d. c160–222, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 218–222.
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Calixtus II

or Callistus II

  1. died 1124, French ecclesiastic: pope 1119–24.
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Calixtus III

or Callistus III

  1. Alfonso de BorjaAlfonso Borgia, 1378–1458, Spanish ecclesiastic: pope 1455–58.
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Historical Examples

  • During the life of Calixtus the Spaniards were all-powerful in Rome.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • The journey of Calixtus to Rome early in 1120 was a triumphal march.

  • York was freed for ever from the obligation of obedience by a bull of Calixtus.

  • The first who attempted it, Calixtus, gave up the Lutheran doctrine.

    The History of Freedom

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • This had already been done by the followers of Calixtus and by himself.