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The book of pontiffs (liber pontificalis)

Publisher: Liverpool University Press, 1989.
Series: Translated texts for historians., Latin series ;, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An English version of the first ninety papal biographies, from St. Peter down to AD 715. These lives were first compiled in the sixth century and then regularly brought up to date. In them the reader will find the curious mixture of fact and legend which had come by the Ostrogothic period to be accepted as history by the Church in Rome, and also the subsequent records mantained through to the early eighth century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0853232164 9780853232162
OCLC Number: 19777622
Description: 125 pages
Series Title: Translated texts for historians., Latin series ;, 5.
Other Titles: Liber Pontificalis.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Raymond Davis.

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An English version of the first 90 papal biographies from St Peter down to AD 715. These lives were first compiled in the sixth century and then regularly brought up to date. They contain a mixture  Read more...

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