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The Pope's elephant

Author: Silvio A Bedini
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : J.S. Sanders & Co., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"In this tour de force of original scholarship, Silvio Bendini gives us an elephant's-back view of early modern Europe"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Leo, Pope; Manuel, King of Portugal; Leo, Pope; Manuel, King of Portugal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvio A Bedini
ISBN: 1879941414 9781879941410
OCLC Number: 39545262
Description: viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Golden Age --
2. The Road to Rome --
3. The Rose and the Sword --
4. The Elephant-Diplomat --
5. The Ill-fated Rhinoceros --
6. 'The Wheele of Change' --
7. Remembrance and Reflection --
8. The Prey of Time.
Responsibility: Silvio A. Bedini.

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