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Donation of Constantine

(Constitutum or Donatio Constantini). Forged document, probably of the 8th–9th c.; presents Constantine* I as giving the pope and his clergy great temporal and spiritual powers. See also Popes, 1; Psendo-Isidorian Decretals, 1 a, 2; Valla. Lorenzo.

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