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  • Moved only to scorn and indignation by the rhetoric of these presumptuous enthusiasts, Frederick marched into the Leonine city, and took the imperial crown from the hands of Adrian IV.
  • By noon the whole city on the left of the Tiber was occupied and the garrison laid down their arms; the next da~, at the popes request, the Leonine City on the right bank was also occupied.
  • The Greeks equated Ubasti with their Artemis, confusing her with the leonine Tafne, sister of Shoou (Apollo).
  • In the later series of Western rituals, beginning with that which is known as the Leonine Sacramentary, this practice is almost universal.
  • He wrote, with papal approval, the letter requesting the Italians to occupy the Leonine city, and obtained from the Italians payment of the Peter's pence (5,000,000 lire) remaining in the papal exchequer, as well as 50,000 scudi - the first and only instalment of the Italian allowance (subsequently fixed by the Law of Guarantees, March 21, 1871) ever accepted by the Holy See.

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