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Desirous of a royal crown, he had approached both Pope and Emperor, and in
1198, with papal approval, royal insignia were bestowed by Archbishop Conrad
of Mainz, in the name of Henry VI. At the same time, the Armenian Church
Daigo II Few emperors in Japan's history occupy as controversial a place as
Daigo II (also known as Go-Daigo), who reigned in the 14th century. Ranked by
some as one of his nation's greatest sovereigns, he is regarded by others as a
ruler of ...
Diocletian Diocletian, Roman emperor from ad 284 to 305, restored efficient
government to the empire after the near anarchy of the 3rd century. His
reorganization of the fiscal, administrative, and military machinery of the empire
laid the ...
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