[nis-uh] /ˈnɪs ə/
Saint, a.d. c330–395? Christian bishop and theologian in Asia Minor (brother of Saint Basil).
Saint. ?335–394 ad, Cappadocian theologian and brother of St Basil: bishop of Nyssa. Feast day: March 9
- Gregory of Tours
noun 1. Saint, a.d. 538?–594, Frankish bishop and historian. noun 1. Saint. ?538–?594 ad, Frankish bishop and historian. His Historia Francorum is the chief source of knowledge of 6th-century Gaul. Feast day: Nov 17
- Gregory VI
noun 1. (Johannes Gratianus) died 1048, German ecclesiastic: pope 1045–46.
- Gregory VII
noun 1. Saint (Hildebrand) c1020–85, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1073–85. noun 1. Saint, monastic name Hildebrand. ?1020-–85, pope (1073–85), who did much to reform abuses in the Church. His assertion of papal supremacy and his prohibition (1075) of lay investiture was opposed by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, whom he excommunicated (1076). He was driven […]
- Gregory X
noun 1. (Teobaldo Visconti) c1210–76, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1271–76.