Sentence Examples

  • To make his apologies for this irregularity he sent Deacon Gregory, who afterwards became Pope Gregory the Great, as his apocrisiarius to Constantinople.
  • Appointed him "apocrisiarius," or resident ambassador, at the imperial court in Constantinople.
  • Ho had previously acted as papal apocrisiarius at Constantinople, and was held in high repute for learning and virtue.
  • PELAGIUS I., pope from 555 to 561, was a Roman by birth, and first appears in history at Constantinople in the rank of deacon, and as apocrisiarius of Pope Silverius, whose overthrow in favour of Vigilius his intrigues promoted.

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