A History of Germany in the Middle Ages (Google eBook)

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G. Bell & Sons, 1894 - Germany - 437 pages
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Page 101 - Pro Deo amur et pro Christian poblo et nostro commun salvament, d'ist di in avant, in quant Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai eo cist meon fradre Karlo et in aiudha et in cadhuna cosa, si cum om per dreit fradra salvar dift, in o quid il mi altresi fazet et ab Ludher nul plaid nunquam prindrai, qui, meon vol, cist meon fradre Karle in damno sit.
Page 261 - Since, moreover, we have hitherto striven to rescue from the hands of the Egyptians the honour and liberty of the Church which has long been oppressed by the yoke of an undue servitude, and are striving to preserve to it all the prerogatives of its dignity: we ask you as one to condole with us over such ignominy inflicted on us and on the empire, trusting that the undivided sincerity of your faith will not permit the honour of the empire, which, from the foundation of Rome and the establishment of...
Page 70 - Greeks, who deny the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Son, as well as from the Father.
Page 406 - Treves; the King of Bohemia; the Count Palatine, the Duke of Saxony, and the Margrave of Brandenburg.
Page 209 - I have loved justice, and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile...
Page xvi - A beautiful legend, which, by the way, is claimed by nearly thirty different towns as an episode in their own past history. But unfortunately the originator of the story has been traced, and has been found to have had the anecdote "on the brain," as it were. He repeats almost the same tale in connection with the siege of Crema in 1160, on which occasion it is well known that such wifely devotion was quite unnecessary, the whole garrison being allowed, as it was, to withdraw in peace.
Page 277 - ... wearisome negotiations were based. The emperor, the empress, and the young King of the Romans were to acknowledge Alexander as the Catholic and universal Pope, and to show him all due respect. Frederick was to give up the prefecture of Rome and the estates of Matilda, and to make peace with the Lombards, with the King of Sicily, the emperor of Constantinople, and all who had aided and supported the Roman Church. Provision was to be made for a number of German archbishops and bishops who had received...
Page 76 - Charlemagne was a friend of learning; he deserves the name of restorer of the sciences and teacher of his people. He attracted, by his liberality, the most distinguished scholars to his court ; among others...
Page 62 - Saxons, conquered ant', humbled, submitted to the king, promised to fulfil his commands, delivered over the required hostages without delay, received the officials sent to them, and were often rendered so tame and pliable that they gave up the service of their heathen gods and agreed to accept Christianity. But just as quickly as they showed themselves ready to do this, did they also always break their promises, so that one could not...
Page 270 - Lodi, after much league1 demur and after being surrounded by an army, was forced to join it. Piacenza needed no constraint, and Parma yielded after some opposition. Including, Milan there were soon eight cities in the confederation. The imperial officials were disavowed, and the old consular rule re-established, while everywhere Alexandrine bishops replaced those that had been invested by Victor and Paschal. Returning almost in disgrace from Rome, Frederick took Frederick's up the struggle against...

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