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Pope Anastasius I, Saint

Reigned 399-401

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Anastasius I, Saint, POPE, a pontiff who is remembered chiefly for his condemnation of Origenism. A Roman by birth, he became pope in 399, and died within a little less than four years. Among his friends were Augustine, and Jerome, and Paulinus. Jerome speaks of him as a man of great holiness who was rich in his poverty. It was during the time of the barbarian invasions.

T. J. CAMPBELL


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