Pape Gregory I

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Pope Saint
Gregory I
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Pape Gregory dictatin the Gregorian chant
Papacy began 3 September 590
Papacy endit 12 Mairch 604
Predecessor Pelagius II
Successor Sabinian
Consecration 3 September 590
Personal details
Birth name Gregorius Anicius
Born c. 540
Roum, Byzantine Empire
Died (604-03-12)12 Mairch 604 (aged 64)
Roum, Byzantine Empire
Buried St. Peter's Basilica (1606)
Residence Roum
Parents Gordianus & Silvia
Feast day
  • 3 September (Roman Catholic Kirk)
  • 12 Mairch (Eastren Kirks, Anglicanism, Lutheranism)
Veneratit in
Ither papes named Gregory

Pape Gregory I (Laitin: Gregorius I; c. 540 – 12 Mairch 604), commonly kent as Saunt Gregory the Great,[1] wis Pape frae 3 September 590 tae his daith in 604.

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  1.  Huddleston, Gilbert (1909). "Pope St. Gregory I ("the Great")". Catholic Encyclopedia. 6. New York: Robert Appleton Company.  Gregory had come to be known as 'the Great' by the late ninth century, a title which is still applied to him. See John Moorhead, Gregory the Great, (Routledge, 2005), p1