Vigilius Dormitans, Romes Seer Overseene; Or a Treatise of the Fift Generall Councell Held at Constantinople, Anno 553 Under Justininan the Emperour, in the Time of Pope Vigilius Opus Posthumum

Vigilius Dormitans, Romes Seer Overseene; Or a Treatise of the Fift Generall Councell Held at Constantinople, Anno 553 Under Justininan the Emperour, in the Time of Pope Vigilius Opus Posthumum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1631 edition. Excerpt: ...will bee ever able to f. ' makecleare. Andsormyowncpart, tillIfeesomereasontotheconS. trary, I cannot otherwise thinke, but that this petition was made by yigtUus some three or foure yeares before the Councell, at which time Vigilius consented wholly with the Emperor, was in great erafc and favour with him. And I am hereunto induced by that whichi; ctpius exprefleth: How in the 14. yeare of the Gothicke war, which a Pnciib. 3. it is the a 3.0s lustinian; when Tots ltd and the Gothes began to win a-BeU.Coib.pa. _ gaine divers parts of Italy, which Belifariushad before recovered, vL m' gilttfs and divers Italians and Romanes, who were then at Constantinople, fubmifiius& emxius postulahant ib Imperatore, didinvery fubmifleand tamest manner entreat the Ems er our, that he would reduce all Italy into his subjection. Now it b very likely that together with this petition, ..... v they figuisied dtyets masters to flic Emperour, which were behoove, . full full for his government in the Westerne pans: and this the Emperors answer then madeunto them imports;who3 as Procofius addeth, answered them, Italiansfibi curaxfote, that hee woUldhavea care of Italy.-. but for that time hee was busie in composing the differences about Christian doctrines. The sift Synod then being ended and all those Ecclesiasticall affaires concluded, nor that onely, bbt Totilas and Tciat being both vanquished, and so the whole dominion of Italy being recovered by the victorious Norses, the Emperour in his 28-jearei which was next after the Synod, performed that promise which hee had made before xoVigilin and the other Italians, and according to their request disposed and ordered divers matters which in that san ctionarcsetdowne-19. Now if the ords of the Sanction have respect fas...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236608836
  • 9781236608833