When many people think of Late Antique society, they think of powerful secular and ecclesiastical rulers; mighty emperors and archbishops. While the Archbishop of Ravenna certainly was a powerful person within the city, answering in theory only to the emperors' representative, the exarch, he had his fair share of problems with both the lay people of Ravenna and even his clergy! Find out more about the archbishop and exarch's struggles.
Agnellus of Ravenna. The Book of the Pontiffs of the Church of Ravenna. Translated by Deborah Deliyannis. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2004.
Joaquin Martinez Pizarro. Writing Ravenna: The Liber Pontificalis of Andreas Agnellus. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)