Pope Saint Antherus

[Pope Saint Antherus]Also known as

  • Anteros
  • Anterus
  • Antheros

Memorial

Profile

Son of Romulus. His family seems to have orginally been from Greece. Served as 19th Pope for about six weeks. Started the Vatican library to preserve documents concerning the early martyrs. Martyred in the persecutions of Maximus Thrax when he refused to relinquish court records of the persecutions.

Born

  • Petilia Policastro, Italy

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Antherus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 January 2014. Web. 20 April 2014. <>