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Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy

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ISBN-10: 1400067154

ISBN-13: 9781400067152

Edition: 2011

Authors: John Julius Norwich

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Random House, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980

John Julius Norwich was born on September 15, 1929. He was educated at Upper Canada College, Toronto, Canada as a wartime evacuee, at Eton College, and at the University of Strasbourg. He served in the Royal Navy before receiving a degree in French and Russian at New College, Oxford. After graduation, he joined the H. M. Foreign Service and served in Belgrade, Beirut, and as a member of British delegation to the Disarmament Conference in Geneva. In 1954, he inherited the title of Viscount Norwich. In 1964, he resigned from the Foreign Service to become a writer. He is an English historian, travel writer and television personality. His books include A History of Venice, A Short History of…    

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
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
List of Popes andAntipopes
Modern Italy
Medieval Rome
Papal States in the 16th Century
Illustration Credits