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The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

The Holy See and the Wandering of the Nations, from St. Leo I to St. Gregory I

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Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 108,884 / 329 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 701
Added to site: 2009.06.29
mnybks.net#: 24580
Origin: gutenberg.org
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The position of St. Leo maintained by the seven following Popes, 186

The submission to Hormisdas an act of the "undivided" Church, 187

The adverse circumstances which developed the Pope's Principate, 188

CHAPTER IV.

(XLVI.).

JUSTINIAN.

Sequel in Justinian of the submission to Pope Hormisdas, 189

His acknowledgment of the Primacy to Pope John II. in 533, 190

Reply of Pope John II. confirming the confession sent to him by Justinian, 191

The Pandects of Justinian issued in the same year, 192

Close interweaving of ecclesiastical and temporal interests, 193

Interference with the freedom of the papal election by the temporal ruler, 194

Letter of Cassiodorus as Prætorian prefect to Pope John II., 195

Justinian all his reign acknowledged the Primacy of the Pope, 196

His character, purposes, and actions, 196

Succeeds his uncle

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