Pope Anastasius III
English name=Anastasius III
Anastasius III (died June 913) was
Popefrom April 911 to June 913, was a Roman by birth. He was allegedly the illegitimate son of his predecessor Pope Sergius III(904–911). Other sources mention Lucian, a Roman nobleman, as his father.
Practically nothing is recorded of Pope Anastasius III, his pontificate falling in the period when Rome and the Papacy were in the power of
Theophylact, Count of Tusculumand his wife Theodora, who approved Anastasius III's candidacy. Under his reign the Normansof Rollowere evangelized.
He was buried in
St. Peter's Basilica.
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01455a.htm "Catholic Encyclopedia":] Pope Anastasius III
* [http://www.documentacatholicaomnia.eu/01_01_0911-0913-_Anastasius_III.html Opera Omnia by Migne Patrologia Latina with analytical indexes]
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