Sixtus I

[ siks-tuh s ]
/ ˈsɪks təs /

noun

Saint, pope a.d. 116?–125?.

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Also Xystus I.

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Sixtus II

or Xystus II


noun

Saint,died a.d. 258, pope 257–258.

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Sixtus III

or Xystus III


noun

Saint, pope a.d. 432–440.

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Sixtus IV

noun

Francesco della Rovere,1414–84, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1471–84.

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Sixtus V

noun

Felice Peretti,1521–90, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1585–90.
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British Dictionary definitions for sixtus (1 of 2)

Sixtus IV
/ (ˈsɪkstəs) /

noun

original name Francesco della Rovere . 1414–84, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1471–84). Notorious for his nepotism and political intrigue, he was also a patron of the arts and commissioned the building (1473–81) of the Sistine Chapel

British Dictionary definitions for sixtus (2 of 2)

Sixtus V

noun

original name Felice Peretti. 1520–90, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1585–90). He is noted for vigorous administrative reforms that contributed to the Counter-Reformation
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