Evaristus

Evaristus

Birth
Death c.107
Burial Vatican City
Plot Near the tomb of St. Peter.
Memorial ID 15706638 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Pope. Also known as Aristus, he was the the 5th occupant of the Holy See, elected in 98 AD. Little is known of his life. It is said that he came from a family of Hellenic origin, and his father was a Jew from Bethlehem. He was born in in Antiochia in Pisidien (now a part of Turkey). His papacy ended somewhere between the years 105 or 107 AD. He was predecessor of Pope Clement I and successor of Pope Alexander I. Pope Evaristus laid the basis for the College of Cardinals. According to the "Liber Pontificalis", he was buried in Saint Peter's Basilica near the tomb of St. Peter.

Bio by: Ilonka


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  • Originally Created by: Ilonka
  • Added: 11 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15706638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evaristus (unknown–c.107), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15706638, citing Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City ; Maintained by Find A Grave .