Agatho



Saint, died a.d. 681, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 678–681.
Historical Examples

Agaton, Agathon or Agatho, an uncertain author, L. 526 (see note).
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 6 (of 7) — Introduction, Glossary, and Indexes Geoffrey Chaucer

Eucoline, the daughter of Agatho, attended me, carrying a lighted torch.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

And Alcibiades again was smart on Socrates, as his rival in Agatho’s affection.
Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch

Agatho only, and a few pleaders, wept, and that evidently with all their heart.
Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2 Ferdinand Gregorovius

They said again, “Are you not that Agatho who has such a foul tongue?”
The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. E. Rameur

So a few hours ago I wished to be both with you at the house of Agatho, and here with a Rhodian girl.
Adventures in the Moon, and Other Worlds John Russell Russell

Agatho and a few pettifoggers were weeping for grief, and for once in a way they meant it.
Apocolocyntosis Lucius Seneca

He obtained from Pope Agatho a charter which guaranteed the liberty and security of the new monastery of Wearmouth.
The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16) Sabine Baring-Gould

Agatho, a Sicilian by birth, was remarkable for his charity and gentleness.
The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16) Sabine Baring-Gould

Agatho, in a letter to the sixth council, read and accepted at its fourth sitting.
St. Peter, His Name and His Office Thomas W. Allies

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