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Because he believed that he had come to power through divine will, as revealed
by the "fateful" boar, he regarded himself and Maximian as "sons of gods and
creators of gods." After 287, he called himself Jovius (Jove) and Maximian was ...
Divine, Father, also called j. devine, byname of george baker (b. 1877?, Hutchin-
son's Island, near Savannah, Ga., U.S. — d. Sept. 10, 1965, Philadelphia),
American religious leader who in 1919 founded the Peace Mission movement.
the 18th centuries, kings such as Louis XIV of France continued to profit from the
divine- right theory, even though many of them no longer had any truly religious
belief in it. The American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Napoleonic
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