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feb 12, 499 - Byzantine Emperor Justinian proclaimed the divine right of kings.

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Byzantine Emperor Justinian proclaimed the divine right of kings. Ever since King David the Old Testament was anointed by God’s prophet, monarchs claimed that they had the divine right to rule their people as absolute rulers. The monarchs claimed that they had received their right to govern from God and were accountable only to God.

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feb 12, 499
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~ 1520 years ago

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