Callistus

Callistus, Callixtus (both Latin) and Kallistos (in Greek) may refer to:

Popes and antipopes

* Saint Callixtus I, pope from about 217 to 222
* Pope Callixtus II, pope from 1119 to 1124
* Antipope Callixtus III, antipope from 1168 to 1178
* Pope Callixtus III, pope from 1455 to 1458

Other persons

* Callistus, a Roman general of the 3rd century more commonly known as Balista
* Callistus Xanothopoulos, a patriarch of Constantinople
* Gaius Julius Callistus, a Greek freedman of the Roman emperor Caligula
* Georgius Calixtus, a 17th-century proponent of ecumenism
* Kallistos Ware, Metropolitan of Diokleia, an Orthodox assistant bishop in the UK
* Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopoulos, last of the Greek ecclesiastical historians, flourished around 1320

Other

* "Callistus (beetle)", a ground beetle genus


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  • Callistus I —     Pope Callistus I     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Callistus I     (Written by most Latins, Augustine, Optatus, etc. CALLIXTUS or CALIXTUS).     Martyr, died c. 223. His contemporary, Julius Africanus, gives the date of his accession as the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Callistus II —     Pope Callistus II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Callistus II     Date of birth unknown; died 13 December, 1124. His reign, beginning 1 February, 1119, is signalized by the termination of the Investiture controversy which, begun in the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Callistus — lunatus Научна …   Википедия

  • Callistus [1] — Callistus, so v.w. Calixtus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Callistus [2] — Callistus, Käfergattung, so v.w. Calliste …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Callistus — Callistus, s. Calixtus 1) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Callistus — Gaius Iulius Callistus war ein einflussreicher Freigelassener unter dem römischen Kaiser Claudius. Callistus wurde als Sklave in den Haushalt Caligulas verkauft und freigelassen. Seine Tochter Nymphidia war die Geliebte Caligulas. Schon unter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Callistus — ▪ patriarch of Constantinople Greek  Callistos   died 1363, Constantinople [now Istanbul, Turkey]       patriarch of Constantinople, theologian, and hagiographer, an advocate of a Byzantine school of mystical prayer that he upheld by the… …   Universalium

  • CALLISTUS — I. CALLISTUS unus inter comites Iuliani Principis, expeditionis eius Heroicô versu Historiam conscripsit. Nicephorus, l. 10. c. 34. Socr. l. 3. c. 18. II. CALLISTUS vide Calixtus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Callistus, S. (1) — 1S. Callistus, M. (6. März). Vom Griech. κάλλιστος = der Schönste etc. – Dieser hl. Kallistus war ein Turmarcha (d.h. Vorsteher einer Abtheilung Soldaten) und Martyrer in Syrien. S. S. Theodorus Craterus …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

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