Saturday, September 03, 2016
FORMOSUS- pope. the successor of stephan V (or VI). no pope. bishop of porto. aided germans against pop john VIII. excommunicated + no rome. but absolved by pope martin II, successor to john VIII. on death of stephan V in 891, chosen pope. the italian faction had chosen sergius & blah + F had to be confirmed by violence, but secure by the success + arms of arnulf of germany. after a's withdrawal, f compelled to grant imperial crown to lambert, son of guido of italy, but not enough. f saved by arnulf, who captured he city. end of 895. next yr arnulf crowned by formosus, but excesses by arnulf pissed italians off. by stephan VI, body of f dug up + treated badly. theodorus II restored his burial + his pope shit ok.
house built 1929
i have NEVER seen a 2 door towel linen closet like this from this era.