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Sarpi

noun
  1. Paolo (ˈpaolo), real name Pietro Soave Polano . 1552–1623, Italian scholar, theologian, and patriot, who championed the Venetian republic in its dispute with Pope Paul V, arguing against papal absolutism and for the separation of church and state
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  • In this letter he proposed a translation from the Italian of Sarpi.

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  • Sarpi wrote also a history of the Council of Trent, published in London, 1619.

  • Rusticus will find the information he seeks in a Biographical Dictionary under the name Sarpi.

  • So it was that while the troops were resting at Sarpi, the fate of the Gallipoli adventure was being decided elsewhere.

  • Lemnos was once again lost to view and the pleasant sojourn at Sarpi became only a memory.