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Saint Simplicius¬†(d. 483) St. Simplicius was born in Tivoli and became pope in 468. His pontificate witnessed the fall of the Roman Empire in the West. In 476, the last emperor of the Western Empire was deposed, and Odoacer the Goth became the first king of Italy. Simplicius opposed Monophysitism, which held that Jesus possessed […]