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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio

The True Story of a Convent in Scandal

The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio( )
Author: Wolf, Hubert
Translator: Martin, Ruth
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

A Washington Post Notable Book In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A subsequent investigation by the Church's Inquisition uncovered the shocking secrets of a convent ruled by a beautiful young mistress, who coerced her novices into lesbian initiation rites and heresies, and who entered into an illicit...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Monasticism
Religion / Christian Church / History
History / Europe / Italy
History / Social History
Religion / Christianity / Catholic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1.04 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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