Viam agnoscere veritatis


Viam agnoscere veritatis

"Viam agnoscere veritatis" or "Viam cognoscere veritatis", both meaning "That they know the way of truth", refers to one of the following papal communications from Pope Innocent IV to the Mongols in the 13th century:

* Dei patris immensa, letter sent March 5, 1245, carried by Lawrence of Portugal
* Cum non solum, letter sent March 13, 1245, carried by John of Plano Carpini
* Viam agnoscere veritatis (1248), letter sent November 1248, in reply to a Mongol communication, and probably carried by Mongol ambassadors Aybeg and Sarkis.


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