Encyclopaedia; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by Which the Different Sciences and Arts Are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises or Systems, Comprehending the History,

Encyclopaedia; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by Which the Different Sciences and Arts Are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises or Systems, Comprehending the History,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1798 edition. Excerpt: ...against the Xrians, Nestorians, and Eutychians, without making any particular mention of the council ofChalcedon. lt is in form ofa letter, addressed by Zeno to the bishops, priests, monks and people of Egypt and Libya. It was opposed by the catholics, and condemned in form by pope Felix II. HENRICIANS, in ecclesiastical history, a sect so called from Henry its founder, who, though a ntonk and hermit, undertook to reform the superstition and vices of the clergy. For this purpose he left Lausanrte in Switzerland, and removing from different places, at length settled at Thoulousc in the year I I 47, and there exercised his ministerialfunction, till being overcome by the opposition of Bernard abbot of Clairval, and condemned by pope Eugenius Ill. at a council assembled at Rheims, he was committed to a close prison in 1143 where he soon ended his days. This reformer rejected the baptism of iufants; severely censured the corrupt manners of the clergy: treated the festivals and ceremonies of the church with the utmost contempt and held clandestine assemblies for inculcatittg his peculiar doctrines. HENRY, or CAPE-HENRY, the south cape of Virginia, at the entrance ofChesapeak-bay. W. Long. 74. 50.N. Lat. 37. o. He NRY, the name of several emperors of Germany, and kings of England and France. See ENoLANv, France, -and GERMANY. HENRY IV. emperor of Germany in to56 styled the Great, was memorable for his quarrels with pope Gregory II. whom at one time he dcposed, for having presumed to judge his sovereigtt; but at another, dreading the effects of the papal anathemas, he had the Weakness to submit to the most humiliating personal solicitations and penances to obtain absolution; which impolitic measure increased the power of the Pope, and alitnated..show more

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  • English
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  • 1236955773
  • 9781236955777