Pope Hadrian’s Epistles to Bishop Egila Date of Birth: Unknown (8th c.) Place of Birth: Rome Date of Death: 25 December 795 Place of Death: Rome
Born into the Roman nobility, Hadrian was pope from 772 to 795 and succeeded in strengthening pontifical authority thanks to his strategy of forming an alliance with Charlemagne. At the beginning of his papacy, the Byzantine Empire was weakened by the i…
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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