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 Truce of God.Truchue’la. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Faithless and fatal truces.   1
   The Emperor Antonius Caracalla destroyed the citizens of Alexandria, at one time, and at another cut off the attendants of Artabanus, King of Persia, under colour of marrying his daughter.   2
   Jacob’s children destroyed the Shechemites to avenge the rape of Dinah.   3
   Gallienus, the Roman Emperor, put to death the military men in Constantinople.   4
   Antonius, under colour of friendship, enticed Artavasdes of Armenia; then, binding him in heavy chains, put him to death.   5

 Truce of God.Truchue’la. 


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