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A. D. Page i 339 Embassy of the Younger Andronicus to Pope Benedict XII. - - - - -
65 The Arguments for a Crusade and Union • 66 1348 Negociation of
Cantacuzene with Clement VI. * - 69 1355 Treaty of John Palaeologus I. with
Visits to the West, of John the First, Manuel, and John the Second, Palaologus.-
Union of the Greek and Latin Churches, promoted by the Council of Basil, and
concluded at Ferrara and Florence.— State of Literature at Constantinople.
His own life was prolonged, but it was prolonged in a cloister; and, except by his
prayers, the humble monk was incapable of directing the Treaty of John
Palacologus I. with Innocent VI. A. D. 1355. counsels of his pupil or the state *.
Yet, of all ...
In his declining age, the Emperor had associated John Palatologus, the second
of the name, and the eldest of his sons, on whom he devolved the greatest part of
the authority and weight of government. One day, in the presence only of the ...
After the necessary preparations, John Palaeologus, with a numerous train,
accompanied by his brother Demetrius, and the most respectable persons of the
church and state, embarked in eight vessels with sails and oars, which steered ...
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