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Author:  Doom [ Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Norms Concerning Eastern Orthodox

Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:
Why? The West was quite aware that what was left of the Byzantine Empire was all that was keeping the Turks out of Europe, and the East was quite aware that the West was quite aware. On top of that, Constantine XI was at least nominally in communion with the Holy See, as was Gregory III, the Orthodox patriarch in exile.



One only requests aide from one's allies, not from one's enemies.

Author:  Obi-Wan Kenobi [ Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:01 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Norms Concerning Eastern Orthodox

When one is desperate, the standards for being an ally are pretty low.

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