Leo III


noun

Saint, a.d. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
(“the Isaurian”), a.d. c680–741, Eastern Roman emperor 717–741.

Leo I

[lee-oh; Italian le-aw]

noun

Saint,Leo the Great, a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.

Leo II

noun

Saint,died a.d. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682–683.

Leo IV

noun

Saint,died a.d. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847–855.

Leo IX

noun

SaintBruno, 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint leo

Leo I

noun

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

Leo III

noun

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

Leo IX

noun

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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