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Their first offence , the attack of Zara , had been severely punished by the
reproach of their conscience and the censures of the pope ; nor would they again
imbrue their hands in the blood of their fellow - Christians . The apostle of Rome
On the other hand , the Russians transferred their spiritual obedience to the
archbishop , who became , in 1588 , the Patriarch of Moscow ( Levesque , Hist .
de Russie , tom . iii . p . 188 , 190 , from a Greek MS . at Turin , Iter et Labores ...
... the body to satisfy the claims of the contiguous owners ; and the sentence
would have been executed if the intercession of a cardinal and the liberality of a
pope had not rescued the Roman hero from the hands of his barbarous
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995