domestic enemies; as long as the sword of Charles The ar. guments for a
crusade and union. was suspended over his head, he basely courted the favour
of the Roman Pontiff; and sacrificed to the present danger, his faith, his virtue,
and the ...
On his return to Constantinople, the parent and king distinguished his two sons
with suitable rewards; but the faith and manners of the slothful Palaeologus had
not been improved by his Roman pilgrimage; and his apostacy or conversion, ...
The procession of the Holy Ghost from the Father alone, or from the Father and
the Son, was an article of faith which had sunk much deeper into the minds of
men; and in the sessions of Ferrara and Florence, the Latin edition of filioque was
To the reproachful question, What had been the event or use of their Italian synod
: they answered, with sighs and tears, “Alas! we have made a new “faith; we have
exchanged piety for impiety; we “ have betrayed the immaculate sacrifice; and ...
... to the harbour; the Janizaries in the front were stationed before the Sultan's tent
; the Ottoman line was covered by a deep entrenchment; and a subordinate army
inclosed the suburb of Galata, and watched the doubtful faith of the Genoese.
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Read full review