Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy
by
 
Norwich, John Julius, 1929-2018

Title
Absolute monarchs : a history of the papacy

Author
Norwich, John Julius, 1929-2018

ISBN
9781400067152
 
9780679604990

Publication Information
New York : Random House, c2011.

Physical Description
xiii, 512 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm.

Contents
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.

Abstract
A comprehensive, rollicking, and timely history of the papacy.

Subject Term
Papacy -- History.

Format
Book


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookBELIEFS CHRISTIAN 262.13 NORW32530607204797Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area