The Illustrated History of the Popes (Hardback)

Charles Phillips

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For 2,000 years the pope has been the acknowledged head of the Roman Catholic Church. As the direct successor of St Peter, he holds a unique position, ruling over millions of Catholics worldwide. This comprehensive guide to the 266 men who have been pope provides a timeline of the history of the papacy, and details each pope's life, influence and the way they have shaped the church. Divided into three historical sections in chronological order - the First Popes; the Crusades and the Reformation; and Into the Modern Era - this lavishly illustrated reference book will fascinate and inform anyone interested in the history of Catholicism.


Product Details

  • Product code: AZAKJ
  • ISBN: 9780754830252
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 17.1cm x 22.2cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 BST 2016
  • Book points: 15

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