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Depositio episcoporum
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The depositio episcoporum is a list presenting the burial date (day, month, year) and the burial places (name of the catacomb or cemetery) of the bishops of Rome from Lucius I (d. 254 CE) to Julius I (d. 352 CE) in calendrical order from Dec 25 to Dec 24. The following bishops are listed in the roll: Lucius I (d. 254 CE), Stephen I (d. 257 CE), Dionysius (d. 268 CE), Felix (d. 274 CE), Eutychianus (d. 283 CE), Gaius (d. 296 CE), Marcellinus (d. 304 CE), Eusebius (d. 310 CE) Miltiades (d. 314 CE), …

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Sághy (†), Marianne, “Depositio episcoporum”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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