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No bishop of Termini is mentioned in the correspondence of Gregory the Great, the sheer richness of which, especially as regards relations with bishops on the island, allows us to proceed on a firm foundation. 23 Arnold H. M. Jones, The Later Roman Empire: A Social, Economic and Administrative Survey (284–602) (Oxford, 1964), p. 877 and n. 8. 24 Wilson, “Towns of Sicily,” p. 143 n. 177: 60 hectares. The fate of Termini under the Late Empire is treated at length in Oscar Belvedere et alii, Termini Imerese.

241. 100 Italia Pontificia X, pp. 235–36. 101 This latter is situated six miles from the town, Italia Pontificia X, pp. 238–239. We find for this establishment the formula monasterii mei: Registrum, IX, 20. Furthermore, it is possible that this suburban monastery had been given to another Church on the south coast, the see of Triocala. Bishop Peter in fact laid claim to forty solidi still deposited at Saint Hermes, from which Saint-Maxim-and-Saint-Agatha had recently been detached. Peter also transferred certain monks elsewhere (Registrum, IX, 21).

37 Giardina, “Quadro storico,” p. 239. See also Livia Bivona, “Panormo romana in età imperiale. La documentazione epigrafica,” Kokalos 33 (1987), 257–70, pp. 262–63. palermo in the eastern roman empire 17 as far as Tindari. The latter was in fact a city of minor importance, and the influence of the bishop of Palermo probably extended as far as the frontiers of its diocese. The 6th and 7th centuries thus found Palermo enjoying a very clear predominance over a truly vast territory, a fact that helps to account for the rebalancing evident subsequently.

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