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Pope Francis used his first encyclical published on Friday, 5th July 2013 to reaffirm the importance of sex between husband and wife and emphasise the central role of the family in society. There is little equivocation in Machiavelli in how he insists that the ruler act within a sense of confident focus in what they are doing and how they carry it out. This resulted in a flood of immigrants from the Byzantine Empire to Italy, with their baggage carrying precious manuscripts until then unknown in a Europe which had only emerged from its Dark Age a few centuries before.

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