Rome, protected by invincible prestige, escaped.
Levites, existed, to whom a higher professional prestige belonged.
They in return gladly accepted a champion who lent them the prestige and influence of the church.
The prestige which the First Consul had gained by the Concordat was now lost by the overweening emperor.
The prestige of her past history had now perhaps attained its zenith.
With the instinct of a true statesman, he felt the pulse of the people, divined their need for prestige, and their preference for a government heavy-handed rather than lax.
All the Hellenistic courts felt it a great part of prestige to be filled with the light of Hellenic culture.
But it neither raised the prestige of the papacy, nor could it satisfy the Italians, who rightly regarded the Roman see as theirs.
In the latter part of his career his main object was to raise the prestige of Russia by undoing the results of the Crimean War, and it may fairly be said that he in great measure succeeded.
The first blow struck at the Order, if it did not destroy its power immediately, ruined its prestige for ever.
He believed that, imposing as his position was, it rested on the prestige won by matchless triumphs.
Charles Emmanuel achieved a great reputation as a statesman and warrior, and increased the prestige of Savoy, but he was too shifty and ingenious, and his schemes ended in disaster.
Indeed the spread of democracy elsewhere increased the prestige of the Athenian administration, which had now reached a high pitch of efficiency.
This fact, which threatened to give to Russia the whole prestige of the emancipation of Greece, spurred the other powers to further concessions.
The profits of his inroad were reaped by despots, who used the Ghibelline prestige for the consolidation of their own power.
The great gainer by this settlement was the papacy, which held the most substantial Italian province, together with a prestige that raised it far above all rivalry.
Italy, indeed, came out of the Eastern crisis with enhanced prestige and with her relations to Austria greatly improved.
The halakhah was by no means inferior in prestige to the written Law.
According to the dominating popular conception, the destruction of the national power by a foreign army meant the overthrow of the prestige of the national deity by the foreign nation's god.
Herod's nominees were not the men to extend the prestige of the high-priesthood at the expense of these rabbis: even in Jerusalem the synagogue became of more importance than the Temple.
Only in Asia Minor, where the Seleucid cause was represented by the king's cousin, the able Achaeus, was its prestige restored and the Pergamene power driven back to its earlier limits.
He may be reckoned the most illustrious pope since Benedict XIV., and under him the papacy acquired a prestige unknown since the middle ages.
He had hardly restored Macedonian prestige in this quarter when he heard that Greece was aflame.