Definition of Saint gregory i
1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Bishop Of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Pontiff, Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar Of Christ, Saint
Derivative terms: Gregorian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Gregory I
Literary usage of Saint gregory i
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Pope saint gregory i the Great (540-604) is one of the important characters in this trying time around whom the ..."
2. The Chair of Peter, Or the Papacy Considered in Its Institution, Development by John Nicholas Murphy (1886)
"saint gregory i., surnamed the Great, ort account of his illustrious actions and holy life, was born of a senatorial family in Rome, in 540, was consecrated ..."