Pamphlets on Oriental Subjects, Volume 5

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Page 22 - Where by divers sundry old authentic histories and chronicles it is manifestly declared and expressed that this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one Supreme Head and King having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial Crown of the same...
Page 59 - AND now the Romans, upon the flight of the seditious into the city, and upon the burning of the holy house itself, and of all the buildings round about it, brought their ensigns to the temple,' and set them over against its eastern gate; and there did they offer sacrifices to them, and there did they make Titus Imperator* with the greatest acclamations of joy.
Page 81 - The Great Lord of Lords," or Emperor. And of a surety he hath good right to such a title, for all men know for a certain truth that he is the most potent man, as regards forces and lands and treasure, that existeth in the world, or ever hath existed from the time of our First Father Adam until this day.
Page 9 - Nam Aquisgrani, ubi ad imperatorem venerunt, scriptum pacti ab eo in ecclesia suscipientes more suo, id est Greca lingua, laudes ei dixerunt, imperatorem eum et basileum appellantes.
Page 67 - Zeno, Autocrat, Caesar, the pious, the triumpher, always the greatest, always the most venerated Augustus." I may add that of Justinian, prefixed to the Institutes, as an example of the extreme use of titles derived from nations subdued : " Imperator Caesar, Flavius, Justinianus, Alemanicus, Gothicus, Francicus, Germanicus, Anticus, Alanicus, Vandalicus, Africanus, Pius, Felix, Inclytus, Victor ac triumphator, Semper Augustus." That which is prefixed to the Code is more simple : " Tituli codicis...
Page 49 - Asia Minor only, this traveller names no less than ten princes bearing that designation and described as the Sultans of different places. In the following passage the term is used as the equivalent of ruler. He is speaking of the Khan of Kipchak : " This Sultan, Mahomed Uzbek, is one of the seven great kings of the world ; which are the Sultan of the "West, the Sultan of Egypt and Syria, the Sultan of the two Iraks, the Sultan of the Turks Uzbek, the Sultan of Turkistan and Marwara el Nahar, the...
Page 10 - ... lord Emperor cannot extend over all his care and discipline. Secondly, it binds them neither by force nor fraud to seize or molest any of the goods or servants of his crown. Thirdly, to do no violence nor treason towards the holy Church, or to widows, or orphans, or strangers, seeing that the lord Emperor has been appointed, after the Lord and his saints, the protector and defender of all such.

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