AGAPET II (Agapetus)( Pope)
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Biography AGAPET II (Agapetus)
(N-955) - Pope, the successor to Marina II. By origin Roman. A protege of the "prince and senator of the Romans" Alberich II, concentrating in the hands of political power in Rome ducat. The years of the pontificate of Alexander II - May 946 g. December 955 g. - Are the most gratifying time in half a century of t. called. pornokratii. Despite the hard dictatorship Alberich II, A. II in every way contributed to the rise of the moral authority of the papacy, supported the initiative of inviting the monks of Cluny in Rome. From about 948 g. he was in friendly relations with vostochnofrankskim King Otto I, and contributed to his marriage to Adelheid, . Queen of the medieval Kingdom of Italy .., . nevertheless, under pressure from Alberich II rejected the coronation of Otto I, on the mandatory Tory crown,
. - When A. II Italy was subjected to repeated raids by the Hungarians.