- Mercurius, died a.d. 535, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 533–535.
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Contemporary Examples of mercurius
But when John II was born, in A.D. 470, his parents named his Mercurius.Can We Call Him Frank? New Pope Picks New Name, Francis
March 13, 2013
Historical Examples of mercurius
The Mercurius has sailed with the Duke of Brunswick's chests.
His "Mercurius Aulicus" was devoted to the court, then at Oxford.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)
Mercurius should be given three times a day during the attack.
If any soreness of the throat remains, give a few doses of Mercurius.
And ye come from Mercurius, who was the son of Cyllene, who was also the daughter of Atlas.Stories from Virgil
Alfred J. Church
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