Dictionary of Popes
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Edition: 2nd 2010
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This fascinating dictionary gives concise accounts of every officially recognized pope in history, from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI, as well as all of their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes. Each pope and antipope's entry covers his family and social background and pre-papal career as well as his activities in office. Also, an appendix provides a detailed discussion and analysis of the tradition that there has been a female pope. This new edition reflects thevery latest in papal research and contains additional information in the further reading sections of each entry, making the book an even more useful starting place for research into specific pontiffs. The entries…
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/21/2010
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Note to the Reader|
|Alphabetical List of Popes and Antipopes|
|Appendix: Pope Joan|