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The Oxford dictionary of popes

Author: J N D Kelly; Michael J Walsh
Publisher: New York, NY. : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford paperback reference; Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This Who's Who gives an up-to-date biographical account of every pope in history - from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI - in chronological order. It also covers their irregularly elected rivals, the 'antipopes', and an appendix discusses the tradition that there has been a female pope." "Each entry covers family, social background, pre-papal career, activities in office, and includes further reading."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J N D Kelly; Michael J Walsh
ISBN: 0199295816 9780199295814 9780191726811 0191726818
OCLC Number: 557310520
Description: xviii, 353 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Note to the reader --
Alphabetical list of popes and antipopes --
The popes --
Appendix: Pope Joan.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference; Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Dictionary of popes
Popes
Responsibility: J.N.D. Kelly ; revised by Michael J. Walsh.

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This acclaimed papal Who's Who contains updated biographical accounts of all the popes from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI. Arranged chronologically it provides a continuous history of the papacy as  Read more...

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