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i The following note refers to vol. III. p. 139. 1. 33.
Dr MOSHEIM does not pretend to determine whether these reports relative to the barbarity of the Jews were true or false; but it seems more than probable, that they were insidiously forged out of hatred against that unfortunate people. This will appear still more evidently to have been the case, when we consider that in the xiiith cene tury, the Popes GREGORY IX. and INNOCENT IV. published declarations, which were designed to destroy the effect of several calumnies that had been invented and dispersed to the disadvantage of the Jews; and in the xivth century we find the Roa man pontifs BENEDICT XII. and CLEMENT VI. giving the same proofs of their equity towards an injured people. We find in history circular lettere of the dukes of Milan and Venice, and imperjal edicts of FREDERIC III. and CHARLES V. to the same purpose ; and all these circumstances render it highly credible, that the reports mentioned by Dr MOSHEIM are not founded on sufficient evi, dence.
Acacius, Bishop of Constantinople, opposes the Papal
power, ii. 82; is excommunicated and deposed by Pope
Felix, ib. Academics, their impious notions, i. 34. Academies, two public in the empire, and their founders, i. 166, and [b]
- --European, many founded in ziii cent. iii. 152; their state, ib. course of discipline observed by them,
Rome; ii. 245 ; enters into an alliance with the Empress
Irene, 265. Adrian IV. (Breakspear) Pope, orders Fredric I. Em
peror to perform the office of equerry to him, but his order is rejected with contempt, iii. 52 ; an open rupture is expected, but prevented by the death of the Pope, 53 and .
VI. Pope, his good character; it. 6o; proposes to reform the abuses in the church, but prevented by
death, 61. Ælia Capitolina, a city raised on the ruins of Jerusalem in ! ii cent, i. 155 Æmiliani (Jerome), founder of the clerks of St Maieul, ot
the fathers of Somasquo; in xvi cent. iv. 203. Æon, different meaning of this word among the Gnoftics,
i. 89 [m] Ærian controversy, and leader's principal tenets, i. 387
his design to restore the primitive simplicity of Christie anity, ib. reflections upon such an attempt, 388 and