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confidence of foreign aid , he successively visited the courts of the Greek
emperor , and of Peter , King of Arragon , " who possessed the maritime countries
of Valentia and Catalonia . To the ambitious Peter a crown was presented , which
Peter , King of Arragon , assists John of 483. Cavalry excellent , i . 484. Youth ,
Procida in the revolt of Sicily from how educated , i . 484. Throne of , dis Charles
of Anjou , vi . 267 . Relieves puted by Hormuz and Narses , i . 676 . Messina , vi .
66. Retirement 439 and note M. and death , vi . 76 , note S. Pharandsem , wife of
Arsaces Tiranus , Peter , brother of the Emperor Maurice , confounded by Gibbon
with Olympias , violates the privileges of Azimuntium , iii . 78 , note M. Her brave ...
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