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The Oxford Dictionary of Popes

The Oxford Dictionary of Popes( )
Author: Kelly, J. N. D.
Walsh, Michael
Series title:Oxford Paperback Reference Ser.
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.95
Book Description:

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 andpre-papal career as well as his activities in office. An appendix provides a detailed discussion and analysis of the tradition that there has been a female pope.The entries are arranged chronologically...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.6 x 2.142 cm
Book Weight:0.3 Kilograms

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