chapter  IV
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Peter of Sicily, his Historia and the Archbishop of Bulgaria

Tephrike and had many discussions with them but also learned a lot about them from the orthodox living there. In particular he had heard that the godless ones intended to send missionaries to Bulgaria, as it was considered to be easy to lead new believers astray. This is the reason for him writing (§5).5 He therefore presents his findings to the ‘honorable changers’6. The archbishop should, however, accept his good intention, although he [382] will not find good style, as he will realise from what follows (§6).7