Name: Anastasio II

Alternate Name: Anastatius II

Nature: historical


Gender: male

Description: Pope from 496-498, Anastasius II was considered a heretic for supporting Photinus, deacon of Thessalonica, for his reputed denial of the divine origin of Christ. Dante may have confused Anastatius II with the Emperor Anastasius I.


Botticelli, Sandro

Botticelli, Heretics

Doré, Gustave

Doré, Anastasius' tomb

Flaxman, John

Flaxman, Anastasius's Tomb