Since time immemorial, the Mediterranean has marked the history of different peoples who linked their destiny to this geography. Rome built its empire on the basis of this geography and thus articulated a great trade which, through the great maritime routes, connected the east with the west and the south with the north. But with the division of the Empire – East and West – the Mediterranean unity was broken. However, at the end of the 11th century, the Roman curia asked itself a disturbing question: was it possible to return to geographical unity? And if so, was it possible for the Pope to become the new Imperator Mundi?
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