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The Resource Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy, John Julius Norwich

Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy, John Julius Norwich

Label
Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy
Title
Absolute monarchs
Title remainder
a history of the papacy
Statement of responsibility
John Julius Norwich
Title variation
History of the papacy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive history of the papacy
Summary
A comprehensive history of the papacy describes the defining relevance of papal authority to the Church, chronicling the unexpectedly violent and colorful historical events that have indelibly shaped the Pope's authority and station
Storyline
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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396113
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1929-
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Norwich, John Julius
Dewey number
262/.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BX955.3
LC item number
.N67 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1929-
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Norwich, John Julius
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True
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  • Papacy
  • Popes
  • Catholic Church
Target audience
adult
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a history of the papacy
Label
Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy, John Julius Norwich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom as The popes : a history, by Charro & Windus ... and in the United States by Random House ... in 2011."--T.p. verso
  • Copyright date 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-472) and index
Contents
Introduction -- St. Peter -- Defenders of the city (c. 100-536) -- Vigilius (537-555) -- Gregory the Great (590-604) -- Leo III and Charlemagne (795-861) -- Pope Joan (855?-857?) -- Nicholas I and the pornocracy (855-964) -- Schism (964-1054) -- Gregory VII and the Normans -- Innocent and Anacletus -- The English pope -- Alexander III and Frederick Barbarossa -- Innocent III -- The end of the Hohenstaufen -- Avignon -- Laetentur Coeli! -- The Renaissance -- The monsters -- The Medici pair -- The Counter-Reformation -- Baroque Rome -- The Age of Reason -- The Jesuits and the revolution -- Progress and reaction -- Pio nono -- Leo XIII and the First World War -- Pius XI and Pius XII -- Vatican II and after
Control code
ocn785335488
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xiii, 512 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780812978841
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)785335488
Label
Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy, John Julius Norwich
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom as The popes : a history, by Charro & Windus ... and in the United States by Random House ... in 2011."--T.p. verso
  • Copyright date 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-472) and index
Contents
Introduction -- St. Peter -- Defenders of the city (c. 100-536) -- Vigilius (537-555) -- Gregory the Great (590-604) -- Leo III and Charlemagne (795-861) -- Pope Joan (855?-857?) -- Nicholas I and the pornocracy (855-964) -- Schism (964-1054) -- Gregory VII and the Normans -- Innocent and Anacletus -- The English pope -- Alexander III and Frederick Barbarossa -- Innocent III -- The end of the Hohenstaufen -- Avignon -- Laetentur Coeli! -- The Renaissance -- The monsters -- The Medici pair -- The Counter-Reformation -- Baroque Rome -- The Age of Reason -- The Jesuits and the revolution -- Progress and reaction -- Pio nono -- Leo XIII and the First World War -- Pius XI and Pius XII -- Vatican II and after
Control code
ocn785335488
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xiii, 512 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780812978841
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)785335488

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