lives of the Popes

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Statementby B. Platina and translated into English ; edited by W. Benham.
SeriesAncient and modern library of theological literature
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Lives of the Pope is the most thorough, vivid, and fascinating history of the papacy available. Renowned Catholic commentator Richard McBrien offers a fresh, intelligent look at each of the popes, including: The Apostle Peter, the first pope, in his singular role as Vicar of ChristFormosus, the pope lives of the Popes book corpse was exhumed, dressed in full vestments, and subjected to a mock trial for Cited by: 8.

Imprisoned for conspiring against Pope Paul II, Bartolomeo Platina () returned to favor under Pope Sixtus IV, and composed his most famous work, a biographical compendium of the Roman popes from St.

Peter down to his own time. The work critically synthesized a wide range of sources and became the standard reference work on papal history for early modern Europe. Lives of the Pope is the most thorough, vivid, and fascinating history of the papacy available. Renowned Catholic commentator Richard McBrien offers a fresh, intelligent look at each of the popes, including: The Apostle Peter, the first pope, in his singular role as Vicar of ChristFormosus, the pope whose corpse was exhumed, dressed in full vestments, and subjected to4/5.

This is a good book about the lives & times of the Popes. If you are a Catholic student - in grade school, RCIA, CYO, or just a Catholic Geek - this book is for you. It contains information on the Popes throughout history and is available in Kindle format so you can take it anywhere/5(18).

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Buy a cheap copy of Lives of the Popes: The Pontiffs from book by Richard P. McBrien. This history of the papacy looks at each of the popes, including: the Apostle Peter, the first pope, in his singular role as Vicar of Christ; Formosus, the pope Free shipping over $/5(5). The Liber Pontificalis (Latin for 'pontifical book' or Book of the Popes) is a book of biographies of popes from Saint Peter until the 15th century.

The original publication of the Liber Pontificalis stopped with Pope Adrian II (–) or Pope Stephen V (–), but it was later supplemented in a different style until Pope Eugene IV (–) and then Pope Pius II (–).Ascribed to: Jerome for the first chapters up to Damasus I.

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Translated by Aldo S. Bernardo and Reta A. Bernardo. Edited and introduced by Tania Zampini. (New York: Italica Press. xxxviii, S ISBN )Author: Ronald G. Witt. Get this from a library.

Lives of the popes. [Platina; Anthony F D'Elia] -- Bartolomeo Platina (), historian, political theorist, and author of a best-selling cookbook, began life as a mercenary soldier and ended it as the head of the Vatican Library.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Amid the fallout over the book, Vatican commentators picked over its origins, with some saying “the two popes” were the victims of exploitation by the warring conservative and liberal factions.

Full text of "The book of the popes (Liber pontificalis)" See other formats. Get this from a library. Lives of the popes: the pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II. [Richard P McBrien] -- Contains brief biographies of every pope, as well as information about a pope's election, his removal from office if necessary, and the papacy's history and future; includes a timeline of.

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This book was written in Italian, in the Tuscan vernacular, and offers the lives of popes and emperors from Julius Caesar to Pope Clement VII and the year It combines the medieval chronicle's narrative of people, events, natural and celestial wonders with the grand themes of papal and imperial history and of sacred and secular Pages:   Read "Lives of The Popes- Reissue The Pontiffs from St.

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Irreverent and gossipy, the books are packed with carnal tidbits and eye-opening revelations. In the last 2, years the Popes have set the sexual agenda for almost a quarter of the world's population.3/5(2). Horace K. Mann's The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages (19 vols.) aims at giving a full, authoritative, and systematic account of the life of each succeeding pope from the 7th–13th centuries.

Drawing from numerous sources, Mann provides the main political and historical context for each pope before delving into their lives and work. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Lives of The Popes in The Early Middle Ages Volume 4 (paperback or Softback at the best online prices at.

This book was written in Italian, in the Tuscan vernacular, and offers the lives of popes and emperors from Julius Caesar to Pope Clement VII and the year It combines the medieval chronicle’s narrative of people, events, natural and celestial wonders with the grand themes of papal and imperial history and of sacred and secular.

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Michelangelo Buonarotti, creator of "David", painter of the Sistine ceiling, architect of the dome of St Peter's, lives once more in Irving Stone's marvelous book. Look inside the book at Amazon. Contained in eight libraries across the United States is a book in Italian, in the Tuscan vernacular,Chronica de le vite de pontefici et im peradori Romani, on the lives of popes and emperors from Julius Caesar to Pope Clement much is known about this work beyond its title, which ascribes the majority of its composition to Petrarch — an attribution, for all intents and.

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Lives of the Popes The Pontiffs From St. Peter to John Paul II (Book): McBrien, Richard P.: Baker & TaylorArranged chronologically, a detailed look into the history of the papacy spans the centuries and includes vital information on the lives of each pontiff, major writings, controversies, and feats, both divine and COLLLives of the Pope is the most thorough, vivid, and.

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Both worn to lives of celibacy, Popes Francis left, and Benedict are presumably virgins. The two are now engaged in an embarrassing public rift over whether their fellow priests should now be allowed to have sex, as many want.

Image: L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP | Fair Use. Vatican City (AFP) — The Vatican was gripped Tuesday by a. This pocket edition of Richard McBrien's acclaimed Lives of the Popes is a practical quick reference tool for scholars, students, and anyone needing just a few concise facts about all the popes, from St.

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