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Pisits to the West, of jobn the First, Manuel, and jobn the Second, Palaeologus.-
Union of the Greek and Latin Churches, promoted by the Council of Basil, and
concluded at Ferrara and Florence.—State of Literature at Constantinople—Its ...
Yet, of all the Byzantine princes, that pupil, John Palaeologus, was the best
disposed to embrace, to believe, and to obey, the shepherd of the West, His
mother, Anne of Savoy, was baptized in the bosom of the Latin church : her
marriage with ...
In this abject state, Palaeologus embraced the resolution of embarking for Venice
, and casting himself at the feet of the Pope. He was the first of the Byzantine
princes who had ever visited the unknown regions of the West, yet in them alone
Thirty years after the return of Palaeologus, his son and successor, Manuel, from
a similar motive, but on a larger scale, again visited the countries of the * His
return in 1370, and the coronation of Manuel, Sept. 25. 1373, (Ducange, Fam.
The eldest of the sons of Manuel, John Palaeologus the Second, was
acknowledged, after his father's death, as the sole Emperor of the Greeks. He
immediately proceeded to repudiate his wife, and to contract a new marriage with
the Princess ...
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