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He was a neoplatonic and one of the leading protagonist of the Italian Renaissance Neoplatonism, following his attendance of the Council of Florence; see also: Marsilio Ficino. He promoted a "rediscovery" of ancient pre-Greek wisdom, like that of Zoroaster, and taught polytheism as opposed to monotheism. He is one of the source of the Renaissance peculiar ...


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Case for Italy and/or Vatican Italy was the place where Roman Empire originated and Rome is located. They still speak a language descendant from Latin. Rome was the most important city throughout Middle Ages and the Pope usually was the one with monopoly on conferring the imperial title. Also to become an emperor it was usually required to become king of ...


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For some years (a couple centuries?) the official language of Byzantium was Latin; it slowly transitioned to Greek and for a time both were in use. The Turkish Archaeological Museum has a sarcophagus with the inscription in both Greek and Latin. Some of the offices of the empire had Latin titles, and the most popular public attraction was the Hippodrome -- ...


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see my several answers to this question "Greek Revolution- where did the greeks look for descendants of the byzantine dynasty?" Greek Revolution: Where did the Greeks look for descendants of the Byzantine dynasties?


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Still another answer: Wikipediia's article on the palaeologus dynasty says about the Montferrat branch: The Paleologo-Oriundi, an extant line, descends from Flaminio, an illegitimate son of the last Palaiologos marquess John George. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palaiologos[1] Unfortunately Illegitimate sons didn't have any inheritance rights ...



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