As I wrote it in a message to Charles, the "sampser" is a sword, like a scimitar. I never saw such a thing in the dress of popes! ;-)
The other "accessories" of Monobaze are attributes of kings, simply. But it doesn't change anything to my idea that Izates was the candidate dreamed to be the "Messiah-liberator" (a king-warrior) that the Jewish waited...
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