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The illustrated history of the popes : an authoritative guide to the lives and works of the popes of the Catholic Church, with 450 images

Author: Charles Phillips
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sumptuously illustrated reference guide with individual biographies and fascinating analysis of the historical context.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Biographies
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Phillips
ISBN: 9780754830252 075483025X
OCLC Number: 1017825837
Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Part one: The first popes (1. 'Upon this rock ... ': Peter to Sylvester I, c. 30/40-335 [St. Peter the fist pope --
Linus to Pius I, 66-155 --
Anicetus to Urban I, 155-230 --
Pontian to Setephen I, 230-257 --
The pope and the bishops of the Roman Catholic Church --
Sixtus II to Eusebius, 257-310 --
Miltiades and Sylvester I, 311-335] --
2. Fall of the Western Empire: Mark to Pelagius II, 336-590 --
Mark to Liberius, 336-366 --
Damasus I, 366-384 --
Siricius and Anastasius, 384-401 --
Innocent I, 401-417 --
Zosimus to Sixtus III, 417-440 --
Leo I, 440-461 --
Hilarius to Silverius, 461-537 --
Rome and the acquisition of the Papal States --
Vigilius to Pelagius II, 537-590] --
3. Enter the Franks: Gregory the Great to Hadrian I, 590-795 [Gregory I 'The Great', 590-604 --
Sabinian to Boniface V, 604-625 --
Honorius I to Martin I, 625-653 --
Eugene I to Agatho, 645-681 --
Leo II to Constantine, 682-725 --
Gregory II to Zacharias, 715-752 --
Stephen II to Stephen III, 752-772 --
Hadrian I, 772-795] --
4. Conflict in the church: Leo III to Leo IX, 795-1054 [Leo III, 795-816 --
Stephen IV to Sergius II, 816-847--
Leo IV to Leo V, 847-903 --
Sergius III to Gregory V, 904-999 --
Sylvester II, 999-1003 --
John XVII to Damasus II, 1003-1048 --
The great schism of the two churches --
Leo IX, 1049-1054]). Part two: Crusades and the Reformation (5. Birth of the Crusades: Victor II to Clement III, 1055-1191 [Victor II to Alexander II, 1055-1073 --
Gregory VII, 1073-1085 --
Victor III, and Urban II, 1086-1099 --
Paschal II and Gelasius II, 1099-1119 --
Callistus II, 1119-1124 --
Honorius II, 1124-1130 --
Innocent II to Lucius II, 1130-1145 --
Eugenius III, 1145-1153 --
Hadrian IV<154-1159 --
Alexander III to Clement III, 1159-1191] --
6. Birth of the mendicant Orders: Celestine II to Benedict XI, 1191-1304 [Celestine III, 1191-1198 --
Innocent III, 1198-1216 --
Crusades against enemies of the papacy --
Honorius III, 1216-1227 --
Gregory IX, 1227-1241 --
Celestine IV to Clement IV, 1241-1268 --
Gregory X, 1271-1276 --
Innovent V to Benedict XI, 1276-1304] --
7. Avignon exile and papal schism: Clement V to Eugene IV, 1305-1447 [Clement V, 1305-1314 --
John XXII, 1316-1334 --
Exile of the papacy to Avignon in the south of France --
Benedict XII to Urban V, 1334-1370 --
Urban VI to Martin V, 1378-1431 --
Eugenius IV, 1431-1447] --
8. Renaissance and Reformation: Nicholas V to Clement VII, 1447-1534 [Nicholas V and Callistus III, 1447-1458 --
Pius II, 1458-1464 --
Paul II, 1464-1471 --
Sixtus IV, 1471-1484 --
Innocent VIII, 1484-1492 --
Alexander VI and Pius III, 1492-1503 --
Julius II, 1503-1513 --
Leo X and Hadrian VI, 1513-1523 --
The papacy and the Protestant Reformation --
Clement VII, 1523-1534]). Part three: Into the modern era (9. The Counter-Reformation: Paul III to Innocent X, 1534-1655 [Paul III, 1534-1549 --
Julius III, 1550-1555 --
Marcellus II to Pius V, 1555-1572 --
Papacy and the Counter-Reformation --
Gregory XIII, 1572-1585 --
Sixtus V, 1585-1590 --
Urban VII to Gregory XV, 1590-1623 --
Urban VIII, 1623-1644 --
Innocent X: 1644-1655] --
10. Papal power and influence: Alexander VIII to Clement XIII, 1655-1769 [Alexander VIII, 1655-1667 --
The papacy and Baroque art and architecture --
Clement IX to Innocent XII, 1667-1700 --
Clement XI, 1700-1721 --
Innocent XIII to Clement XII, 1721-1740 --
Benedict XIV, 1740-1758 --
Clement XIII, 1758-1769] --
11. Popes in an age of revolution: Clement XIV to Leo XIII [Clement XIV and Pius VI, 1769-1799 --
Pius VII, 1800-1823 --
Leo XII, 1823-1829 --
Papal missions to spread the gospel around the world --
Pius VIII and Gregory XVI, 1829-1846 --
Pius IX, 1846-1878 --
Leo XIII, 1878-1903] --
12. Peace for a troubled world: Pius X to Francis, 1903 to today [Pius X, 1903-1914 --
Benedict XV, 1914-1922 --
Pius XI, 1922-1939 --
Pius XII, 1939-1958 --
John XXIII and Paul VI, 1958-1978 --
The Second Vatican Council to revitalize the church --
John Paul I, 1978 --
John Paul II, 1978-2005 --
Benedict XVI, 2005-2013 --
Francis, 2013-]).
Responsibility: Charles Phillips.

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