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  • The failure of Alphonsos attempt to take Braga in 1134 was speedily followed by his death.
  • Something was done for its repression by a synod held by Turibius of Astorga in 446, and by that of Toledo in 447; as an openly professed creed it wholly disappeared after the second synod of Braga in 563.
  • The latter, which form the local section, are further divided into several classes: firstly, the synods held under the Roman empire, the chief being that of Elvira 4 (c. 300); next the texts belonging to the kingdom of the Suevi, after the conversion of these barbarians by St Martin of Braga: these are, the two councils of Braga (563 and 572), and a sort of free translation or adaptation of the canons of the Greek councils, made by Martin of Braga; this is the document frequently quoted in later days under the name of Capitula Martini papae; thirdly, the decisions of the councils of the Visigothic Church, after its conversion to Catholicism.
  • Though he died in 1134 after an unsuccessful battle with the Moors at Braga, he has a great place in the reconquest.
  • The only full general history of the literature comes from the prolific pen of Dr Theophilo Braga (second and revised edition in 32 vols.).
 

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