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Benedict I
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The text speaks repeatedly of "Lombards." Are we using this form or should it be "Langobard" resp. "Longobard"? (We used "Langobard" in RPP.) RM DH response: I think we should use “Lombard,” which is the most common form in English, I'm not sure if "basilica" should be capitalized in "Vatican basilica." If the entire expression is considered a name, then it should be. RM DH response: I think lowercase “basilica” is fine here. "that he had been formed in the womb to the Roman Church": a verb seems to be missing here, probably due to the fact that the Italian preposition per would already imply "…

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Ronzani, Rocco, “Benedict I”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000407>
First published online: 2018



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