Anonymus 224

Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire
FloruitL VII
LocationsKallistratos (Monastery of, Constantinople) (residence);
Kallistratos (Monastery of, Constantinople)
Textual SourcesTheophanes Confessor, Chronographia, ed. C. de Boor, 2 vols. (Leipzig, 1883-85, repr. Hildesheim/NewYork, 1980); tr. and comm. C. Mango and R. Scott, The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor, Oxford 1997 (chronicle);
Zonaras = Ioannis Zonarae Epitome Historiarum, libri XIII-XVIII, ed. Th. Büttner-Wobst, (Bonn, 1897) (history)

Anonymus 224 was a monk and hermit, living in the monastery of Kallistratos; he was a monothelete; during the first reigh of Justinian II (Ioustinianos 1), 685-695, and upon the succession of Leontios 2, Anonymus 224 prophesied to Philippikos 1 (Philippikos Bardanes) that he would gain the imperial throne; as a reward for the prophecy he demanded the annulment of the Sixth Ecumenical Council: Theoph. AM 6203, Zon. XIV 26. 2 (ἀναγωγὴν μοναχόν τινα ἔγκλειστον ὄντα ἐν τῇ τοῦ Καλλιστράτου μονῇ καὶ τῆς προρρήσεως αἰτῆσαι μισθὸν τὴν τῆς ἕκτης συνόδου ἀθέτησιν (ἦν γὰρ τῆς τῶν Μονοθελητῶν ὁ μοναχὸς ἐκεῖνος αἱρέσεως) καὶ τὸν ὑποσχέσθαι). See also Paulos 8.

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