This use was progressively extended to other states and societies, and down the social hierarchy as a mark of respect to individuals of higher rank, religious authority, greater wealth, or seniority within a family.The development was slow and erratic, but a consistent pattern of use is estimated to have been reached in different European societies by the period 1100 to 1500.
Shot in razor-sharp, crystal-clear High Definition, and not that pathetic grainy crap that passes off as "quality free porn movies" these days, it's time you found a real FREE porn site that values QUALITY just as much as quantity.
They mention the possibility that this was because there were two emperors at that time (in Constantinople and Rome), but also mention that "plurality is a very old and ubiquitous metaphor for power".
This usage was extended to other powerful figures, such as Pope Gregory I (590–604).
However, in the twentieth century the dynamic shifted in favour of solidarity, so that people would use T-forms with those they knew, and V-forms in service encounters, with reciprocal usage being the norm in both cases.
In the Early Middle Ages (the 5th century to the 10th century), the pronoun vos was used to address the most exalted figures, emperors and popes, who would use the pronoun tu to address a subject.The T–V distinction is expressed in a variety of forms.