The Beginnings of the Temporal Sovereignty of the Popes, A.D. 754-1073

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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, 1907 - Papacy - 312 pages

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Page 31 - No doubt, if he had, he would have drunk to the success of his enterprise, but there is 'many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip.
Page 227 - ... his morals and his Latin. But the messenger who bore it could not find John : he had repeated what seems to have been thought his most heinous sin, by going into the country with his bow and arrows ; and after a search had been made in vain, the synod resolved to take a * ' lohannes episcopus, servus servorum Dei, omnibus episcopis.
Page 134 - Romanae urbis ad salutandum eum sicut omnium dominum properare debent, et ita more solito decretum facientes et in eo cuncti pariter concordantes subscribere debent
Page 120 - Far be it from me to imply that Leo III. made such use of the donation as to infer from it his right to restore the empire and its constitutional theory. By most of the critics this document is dated back to the beginning of the year 744 ; it was manufactured at Rome, probably at the Lateran, the very palace where Leo was, at that time, beginning his career in the administration of the sacristy.
Page 134 - Gregorius presbyter tituli sancti Marci electus, / sed non prius ordinatus est, quam legatus imperatoris Romam venit et electionem populi, qualis esset, examinavit.
Page 42 - Stefano" papa supplicante, cum magna difficultate susceptum est. Quia quidam e primoribus Francorum, cum quibus consultare solebat, adeo voluntati eius renisi sunt, ut se regem deserturos domumque redituros libera voce proclamarent.
Page 227 - ... important compilation by another Greek writer is that known by the Latin title of Placita Philosophorum which formerly was attributed to Plutarch, though it is quite certainly not written by that great author1, and is only a reproduction of an older work which seems to have been lost at an early date. In the form in which it has been, handed down to us the book gives in separate paragraphs arranged according to subjects the opinions of philosophers on all conceivable matters, from the rising...
Page 109 - Romanae urbis cum aliis muneribus régi misit rogavitque, ut aliquem de suis optimatibus Romam mitteret, qui populum Romanum ad suam fidem atque subiectionem per sacramenta firmaret.
Page 227 - ...never again to elect or ordain any Pope without the consent and choice of the Emperor Otto and his son Otto II." (12) A powerful Papacy? Not exactly. Was the Pope, as the "little horn," "greater than his fellows? The clear answer is NO. The Papacy NEVER in its history met this mark of identification. There are many such historical examples of the powerlessness of the Papacy. The Muslim Response On the other...

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