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Anna Comnena (1083 – 1153)


Byzantine princess and writer of the Alexiad, an account of the life and reign of her father, Emperor Alexius I.
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Anna Comnena
One such was that braggart Robert, notorious for his power-lust, born in Normandy, but nursed and nourished by manifold Evil.
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Father and son you might liken to caterpillars and locusts, for what was left by Robert, his son fed on and devoured.
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Constantine was Nature's masterpiece, a triumph, as it were, of God's handiwork. One look at him would convince anyone that here was a descendant of the mythical Golden Age of the Greeks, so infinite was his charm.




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While the abominable pope with his spiritual peace and evangelic peace, this despot, marched to make war on his own kindred with might and main - the man of peace, too, and disciple of the Man of Peace!
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