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DE MONARCHIA OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

INDEX

ADAM, our first parent, 60; his sin punished
in Christ, 128.
Aeacidae 118.
Aeneas, father of the Roman people,
79; compared to Hector 80; his
wives, 82, 83; his son, 8a; his shield,
86; Anchises' prophecy to, 103, 104;
in single combat, 120.
Agathon, 161.
Alexander, 112, 114.
Allen, estimate of De Mon, 1.
Anchises, 103.
Antaeus, 108, 119.
Apostles, Acts of the, 108, 188.
Apostles, the twelve, 170, 181.
Aquinas. See Thomas Aquinas.
Aristotle as writer on happiness, 4;
called Philosopher, 8, etc.; Pol, 15,
19, 20, 45, 46, 17, 102, 105; Eth., 8,
33, 35, 48, 51, 58, 74, 80, 98, 105, 126,
136, 161,179, 185; Met., 30, 44, 47, 54,
55, 183, 192 ; Phys., 27, 102, 151, 193;
Soph Elench., 150; Anal. Pr., 162; Categ., 195; De An., 197.
Ascanius, 82.
Assaracus, 80.
Atalanta, 109.
Atlas, 81, 82.
Augustine, 146; City of Good, 152;
Christian Doctrine, 152.
Augustus, the divine monarch, 60;
Caesar, 115 ; exerciser of Roman authority,
127.
Ausonia, 131.
Averroes, his treatise concerning the
Soul, 13.

Benedict, 182.
Boccaccio, Life of Dante, xxxiii.
Boethius, 29, 114.
Boniface VIII, assumption of Imperial
dignity, xxix.
Bruni, his comment on the De Mon.,
xxxiv.
Brotus, 93.
Bryce, opinion of the Empire of Charles,
xxvi; calls the De Mon. an epitaph,
xlvii; estimate of Hildebrand, xlix;
opinion of the De Mon., 1.

Caesar, xxix, xliii, 69, 96, 127, 188, 189,
206. See also Augustus.
Caiaphas, 131.
Camillus, 93.
Canticles, 178.
Cato, Marcus, 94, 96.
Cause, relation to effect, 7, 100; universal
cause, 39; De Causis, 39.
Charles the Great, 181.
Christ, salutation, 16; incarnate God,
56; necessary to salvation, 106; the
door, 106; love of Justice, 116; the
poor, 124; His aid awaited, 125 ;
birth, 125 ff.; Son of Man, 127; death,
128 ff.; the sin of Adam punished in
Him, 128; redemption, 129; the
Bridegroom, 131, 145; one of the
Trinity, 136; Son of God, 145; re
bukes the priests, 146; the Shepherd,
148; ruler of all things, 161; concerning
the swords, 168; concerning
temporal goods, 170; the foundation of
the Church, 177; His life the form of
the Church, 194; Lord of the temporal
kingdom, 195; co-eterna1 Son, 201.
Chronicles, Second, 108.
Church, its destitution, 124 ff.; the
Mother, 142, 148; relation to her of
the Scriptures, 145 ff.; the Bride, 145;
Councils of, 146; Decretals, 147;
traditions, 147; Christ its foundation,
177; disqualified for temporal power,
180; not the source of Imperial power,
187 ff.; lacks power of transference,
190ff.; lacks power to confer authority,
193 ff.; the form of, 194.
Church, Dean, relation of the De Mon.
to the Commedia, 1.
Cicero. See Tully.
Cincinnatus, 92.
Cloelia, 87.
Constantine, his donation referred to,
125, 131; healed by Sylvester, 175;
the donation, 175; his lack of power
to alienate Imperial dignity, 176, 180;
his gift without Right, 189.
Convito.  See Dante.
Corinthians, Epistle to, 177.
Councils, of the Church, 146.
Creusa,82.
Cupidity, 34, 35, 36, 37, 49; avarice, 92,
93, 143.
Cyrus, 112.

Daniel, 136.
Dante, unity manifest in his works,
xvii ff.; his political ideal, xix ff.; his
religious ideal, xx ff.; political party,
xxvii; exile, xxxi; change in politics,
xl; relation to Henry VII, xliii; one
epitaph of, xlv. Convito, its purpose,
xviii; nobility as defined
therein, xxxviii; date, xxxix; markings
on the moon, xli; the last
Emperor, xlii. De Monarchia, its
purpose, xviii; the embodiment of
Dante's political message xx; summary
of Book I, xxiii; Book II,
xxiv; Book III, xxvi; a Ghibelline
treatise, xxx; Boccaccio's account,
xxxiii; Bruni's comment, xxxiv;
Villani's comment xxxv; date of
composition, xxxv ff.; modernness of
some theories therein, xlviii ff.; opinions
of, 1. De Vulgari Eloquentia,
its relation to the De Mon., xxxvii;
date, xxxix. Paradiso, spurious reference
in De Mon., xli; see 43,
note 6.
Dardanus, 81, 82.
Darius, 112.
David, the sinner, 48; holiest of kings,
49; the Psalmist, 56, 195; and Goliath,
119; moved by the Holy Spirit,
136, 153; the Prophet, 145.
De Causis, 39.
Decii, 94.
Decretals, 144, 146.
De Monarchia. See Dante.
De Vulgari Eloquentia. See Dante.
Dido, 83.
Digests, of the Roman Law, 88.
Dinsmore, his opinion of Dante's p-
litical theories, xlix.

Electors, 204.
Electra, 81.
Elias, 171.
Empire. See Monarchy.
Empyrean, defined, xxi.
Ephesians, Epistle to, 129.
Epicurus, 92, 95.
Euclid, 4.
Euryalus, 109.
Evangelists, the four, 173.

Fabricius, 92, 122.
Fra Ilario, his apocryphal letter, xxxii.
Free will, 40-43.

Galen, 48.
Garamantes, 52.
Genesis, 149.
Ghibelline, Dante's party, xxvii; defined,
xxviii; compared with Guelf,
xxviii ff.; element of the De Mon.,
xxx; Dante's adoption of, xl; the
party's attitude toward Henry VII,
xlvi.
Gilbertus Porretanus. See Master of the
Six Principles.
God, Higher Nature, 3; Primal Good,
14; Monarch, 25; First Agent, 25;
Single Mover, 28; sufficiency of,
29; the Lord, 67; Divine Providence,
68, 119; Prince of Heaven, 69; Primal
Motor, 71; Ultimate Perfection,
72; Artist, 72; relation to Right,
73; His will invisible, 74; miracles,
84; First Agent, 85; Divine Intelligence,
101; manifestation of His
Will, 108 ff.; love of Justice, 116 ff.,
Divine Will, 127; Father, 129; one of
the Trinity, 136; manifest in nature,
138; Eternal Spirit, 153; relation to
His vicar, 162; limitation of power,
166; Prince of the Universe, 196;
Watcher of the heavens, 203; ruler
of all things, 206.
Golden Bull, xxx.
Goliath, 119.
Gospel, 78, 107, 118; of Luke, 131; of
John, 194.
Guelf, defined, xxviii; compared with
Ghibelline, xxviii ff.; the party's attitude
toward Henry VII, xlvi.

Hadrian, Pope, 181.
Hallam, mention of Dante's political
work, li.
Hannibal, 87, 122.
Hebrews, Epistle to, 106.
Hebrews, 130.
Hector, 80.
Henry VII, his relation to the De Mon.,
xlii ff.; Dante's letter to, xlii; failure
of Italian campaign, xlvi; Dante's
eulogy of, xlvii.
Hera, 118, 119.
Hercules, 108, 119.
Herod, 131.
Higher Nature, 3.
Hippomenes, 109.
Holy Spirit its divine persuasion,
63; one of the Trinity, 136; the inspiration
of holy writers, 153; in the
Councils, 146; revealer of truth,
200..
Homer, Od., 20; Il., 80.
Hostilius, J21.

Intellect, man's differentiating characteristic,
13; active and speculative,
14, 15, 53, 63, 74, 198.
Isaiah, the Prophet, 130; inspired by
Seraphim, 138.

Jacob, 47, 157.
Job, 153.
John, 130, 165; testifies of Peter, 171 ff.;
Gospel of, 194
Jndah, 157.
Julius Caesar. See Caesar.
Justice, under a Monarch, 31; defined,
31; opposition to, 34; related to cupidity,
36; related to charity, 38;
Christ's love of, 116; God's love of,
118; in the Church, 124.
Juvenal, 77.

Latinos, 83
Lavinia, 83.
Letters, relatikon to the De Mon., xlii,
xliv; Henry VII's coming, xliii; parallel
passages, xliv.
Leo, Pope. 182
Levi, 157.
Leviticus, 106, 189.
Livy, 79, 85, 86, 87, 92, 93, 94. 113, 121,
123.
Lowell, his idea of Dante's mission,
xix; his opinion of the De Mon., Ii.
Lucan, Pharsalia, 85, 108, 112, 113,
114, 122.
Luke, the writer of the gentleness of
Christ, 61; the scribe, 115. 121. 131;
argument of the sword, 168; Christ's
mandate concerning temporal goods,
169; testifies of Peter, 172; Christ's
mission, 174; concerning temporal
goods, 180.

Magiz 161.
Manlius, 87.
Mark, testifies of Peter, 172.
Master, Peter Lombard, 163.
Master of the Six Principles, 33.
Matthew, testifies of Christ's presence
at Councils, 146; Christ's rebuke,
147, 153; oblation of the Magi, 161;
power given to Peter, 165; testifies of
Peter, 171 ff.; Christ's mission, 174;
forbids temporal possessions, 180.
Matthias, 108.
Melissus, 151.
Michael, 182.
Milman, estimate of the De Mon., Ii.
Monarch, leader and lord, 21; the
single mover of men, 29; supreme
judge, 30; immune from cupidity,
37; relation to Justice, 31, 34; cause
of men's well-being, 39; has no enemies,
40; his influence on men. 45;
chief servant, 46; best qualified to
rule, 49; governor in general matters,
52; relation to concord, 58;
Roman Prince, 69; Caesar, 69; inability
to alter Empire, 179; standard
of measurement, 185; relation
to God, 196; humanity's guide to
temporal felicity, 202; guardian of
the earth, 203.
Monarchy, knowledge of, 4; defined.
5; necessary to humanity, 20, 23.
25, 27, 29, 30, 31 , 40, 46, 49, 54, 59;
its authority not dependent on the
Church, 196; derived from God,
205.
Moses, 53, 84, 130, 153, 154, 157; and
Elias, 171; 191.
Mucius, 94.

Nature, the art of God, 9; purposefulness
of. 9; sufficiency of, 29; superfluity
displeasing to, 50; threefold,
71; instrument of divine art. 72;
ordains all things by Right, 101;
her intention is God's will, 138; medium
of God's acts, 190.
Ninus, 111.
Numa Pompilius, 85, 86.

Orosius, 82, 111, 121.
Otto, the Emperor, 182.
Ovid, Met., 108, 109, 111.

Paradise, terrestrial and celestial. 198.
Paradiso. See Dante.
Parmenides, 151.
Paul, his salutation. 17; his testimony
of universal peace. 61; the Apostle,
123, 128, 129, 171; his admonition,
136, 153 ; his declaration to Festus,
188; to the Jews, 189.
Peace, Dante's search for, xxxi; necessary
to human race, 16; other references,
see notes 17 ff.; salutation of
Christ and disciples, 16 ff.; chief of
man's blessings, 38; at Christ's
birth, 60; cherished by the Empire,
90; Christ brings not peace, but a
sword, 174; freedom and peace, 203.
Peter, his blessing, 110; keeper of the
keys, 137; the predecessor of the
Popes, 142, 160, 162; power deputed
by Christ 164, 165, 167; speaks of
the swords, 168 ff.; characterized,
171 ff.; Head Shepherd, 173; commanded
to follow Christ, 194; his
name synonymous with Pope, 206.
Peter Lombard. 163.
Pharaoh 84, 107.
Philosopher, the. See Aristotle.
Pilate, vicar of Tiberius, 131; Christ
disclaims temporal ambitions before,
194.
Poet, the. See Virgil.
Pope, disbelieves in supremacy of the
Empire, 142 ; his blessing, 156;
power relative to God, 160, 162;
power defined, 167; Sylvester, 175; receives
gifts not for possession, 181;
Hadrian, 181; Leo, 182; Benedict,
182; standard of measurement, 185;
the Head Shepherd, 194; Christ the
ideal, 194; humanity's guide to life
eternal, 202; honor due to, 206.
Porsenna, 87, 94.
Priam, 81; his daughter Creusa, 82.
Primum mobile, 28.
Proverbs, 135.
Psalms, 116.
Pyrrhus, 96, 118, 119, 122.
Pythagoras, Correlations, 54.

Right, dwells in the mind of God, 73;
is the divine will, 73, 74; in miracles,
84; defined, 88; the end of, 89, 97,
99; ordained by Nature, 100; in
single combat, 116; foundation of
Empire, 177 .
Roman Empire, exists by Right, 70;
approved by miracles, 85; its source,
90; gained by single combat, 120 ff.;
founded on human Right, 177.
Roman people, sovereign throughout
the earth, 68; not usurpers, 70,
76; the noblest people, 77, 83  had
in view the end of Right, 90, 97;
ordained for Empire by Nature,
101, 103; attained Empire by Right,
104; victorious over all contestants,
110; world jurisdiction, 115; victory
over Albanians, 121; over Sabines
and Samnites, 121; over Phoenicians,
122; attained Empire by
Right, 131.
Romulus, 87.

Saviour. See Christ.
Samuel, 107, 158 ff.
Saul, 107, 158 ff.
Scartazzmi, his theory of the date of
the De Mon., xxxviii ff.
Scipio, 122.
Scriptures, the Holy, 106, 145, 146.
148, 152.
Scythia, 141.
Scythians, 52, 122.
Seal and wax, 75, 195.
Semiramis, 111.
Seneca, The Four Virtues, 89.
Shepherd, Christ, 148; Head Shep
herd (Peter), 173; (Pope), 194.
Solomon, 135.
Sylvester, 175.

Testaments, Old and New, 145; the
two, 191.
Theophilus, 174.
Thomas Aquinas, Contra Gentiles, 84,
85.
Tiberius, 130.
Timothy, 123.
Tomyris, 112.
Tully, defender of old age, 4; Rhet.,
89; De Off., 91, 96, 109, 117; De
Fin., 92 , 95.
Turnus, 83, 120, 121.

Unam, Sanctam, Papal bull, xxix,
xxxviii, xl.

Vegetius, De Re Militari, 117.
Vesoges, 111.
Villani, mentions the De Mon., xxxv.
Virgil, Bucolics, 31; divine Poet, 78,
etc.; Aeneid, 79, 80, 86, 93, 94, 103,
109, 114, 120.
Virgin Mother, 127.
Virtues, the Four, 89.
Virtues, moral, 199; theological, 200.

Word, 154.

Xerxes, 112.

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