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  • Stay Thirsty's dam Marozia—by Storm Bird— won at the 1½-mile distance racing in England.

    A Case for the Local Horse

  • The folklore of Rome and fading memories of Marozia, Theodora and Raineria were gradually woven into a thrilling and scandalous story of the forbidden.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Indeed, Marozia was responsible for putting nine popes in office over a period of eight years; they were either murdered or disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Sergius III., and of the famous Marozia; but an instance is not a law.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • If any canon of influence and wealth comes forward, and offers the grand vizier a large sum, the titular possessor is deprived, and the place given to the last bidder; precisely as the see of Rome was disposed of, in the tenth century, by Marozia and Theodora.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Sergius later had a son by his teenaged mistress Marozia who became Pope John XI 931-935.

    Snow Angels

  • "Look at him," Marozia whispered to one of her strapping sons.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • Marozia gave Rhavas a stack of barley cakes, a bowl of chicken stew thick with meat and peas and beans and chunks of turnip, and a mug of fruit-sweet blackberry wine.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • Marozia handed him another one, plainly the best in the house, of thick, soft wool.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • If Illos and Marozia couldn't see that, they were fools, and they would get what fools deserved.

    Bridge of the Separator

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