Laid down in 527 when Justinian comes to power, completed before 536 when mentioned as used in Synods of that year.
Emperor of Byzantium and the East
Part of Three Chapters Controversy
Narses helps Theodora and Antonina oust the Patriarch
Confirmed in 553 at Second Council of Constantinople.
Part of Three Chapters Controversy; very offensive to Vigilius
5th Oecumenical Council, Constantinople II, at which Pope Vigilius refuses to appear.
May 14, 553; refutes all who ascribe to condemnation of Three Chapters and refuses to adhere to it.
Justinian replies by removing Vigilius from the diptychs.
Dec. 8, 553, Vigilius recants condemnation of Three Chapters Condemnation by Justinian, adheres to it, and pledges to stand by Constantinople II.
All future Popes do as well, thereby ecclesiastically endorsing the Council's condemnation of the Three Chapters.
Events occurring in Italy.
Milan --> Ravenna
Sent by Theodoric to Constantinople to contest Justin I's anti-Arian decree of 523, with Ecclesius in his retinue. Arrested by Theoderic upon return despite success of mission, and died in prison in 526. -- Liber Pontificalis
Executed by Theodoric
524 - Herrin.
Regent for son Athalaric until his death in 534. Theodahad had her exiled and then assassinated.
Divided army in Italy, Narses vs. Belisarius, winter months 538-539
No bishop again until 552
Byzantine Army enters Ravenna for the first time in the Gothic Wars. Vitiges captured and sent to Constantinople.
April 19th, 547. LPR 192
Remains in Italy for years afterward, where he receives the Pragmatic Sanctions. Length of time spent in Italy thereafter unknown.
Narses defeats Totila, breaks power of Ostrogoths in Italy.
Consecration between Milan and Aquileia, without Papal consent or Byzantine intervention; continued demonstrated independence of northern Sees from Condemned Three Chapters complicit Sees.
Backed by Justinian.
Justinian gifts to Agnellus all of the Arian church properties, allowing him free reign to rededicate them to Orthodoxy.
LPR - post 557
Herrin - 561 rededication; assumed Justinian makes proclamation before then, as mosaics changed.
LPR pg. 200 ed. Deliyannis; Justinian and Agnellus depicted in mosaic together.
Deliyannis disputes date of 561; says 566-570, p. 144
Unrelated to TCC, but demonstrates Byz willingness to intercede in affairs when needed.
appointed by pope, unlike previous
appointed by pope