AGAPETUS I, pope from 535 to 536.
He collaborated with Cassiodorus in founding at
Rome a library of ecclesiastical authors in Greek and Latin, and helped Cassiodorus with the project at Vivarium of translation from Greek into Latin of standard philosophers.
King Theodahad of the Ostrogoths
sent him on an embassy to Constantinople, where he
died, after having deposed Anthimus, the Monophysite
patriarch of that town, and ordained Menas his successor.
- preceded by Pope John II, (533-535)
- succeeded by Pope Silverius, (536-537)