501 in history

501 events chronologically

Oct 23 The Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theoderic the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius

Died in 501

Apr 25 Saint Rusticus (Archbishop of Lyon) the Archbishop of Lyon, since the year 494, the successor of Saint Lupicinus of Lyon. Later canonized, his feast day is 25 April. He was the son of Aquilinus , nobleman at Lyon; and a schoolfellow and friend of Sidonius Apollinaris, who was a vicarius of a province in Gaul under the father of Sidonius between 423 and 448, and his wife Tullia , and the great-grandson of Decimus Rusticus and his wife Artemia, and also of Saint Eucherius and his wife Gallia. He was also the brother of Viventiolus