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The first session was tumultuous; party feeling ran high, and scurrilous and vulgar epithets were bandied to and fro.
The designations and epithets which are in earlier times applied.
John of Damascus has sometimes been called the "Father of Scholasticism," and the "Lombard of the Greeks," but these epithets are appropriate only in a limited sense.
He was an extremely vigorous controversialist, and his Latin abounds in denunciatory epithets.
The epithets i-rriria, XaXtviTts, 5a t ta6t7r7r-os, usually referred to her as goddess of war-horses, may perhaps be reminiscences of an older religion in which the horse was sacred to her.