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The Rome of Pope Paschal I : papal power, urban renovation, church rebuilding and relic translation, 817-824

Author: Caroline Goodson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2010.
Series: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought, 4th ser., 77.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The series Cambridge Studies in Medieual Life and Thought was inaugurated by G. G. Coulton in 1921; Professor Rosamond McKitterick now acts as General Editor of the Fourth Series, with Professor Christine Carpenter and Dr Jonathan Shepard as Advisory Editors. The series brings together outstanding work by medieval scholars over a wide range of human endeavour extending from political economy to the history of ideas.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Paschal, Pope; Paschalis, påve; Paschal, Pope; Paschal, Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Goodson
ISBN: 9780521768191 0521768195
OCLC Number: 432978200
Description: xix, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Paschal I and the history of Rome --
2. Building in Rome --
3. Constructing the Papal city --
4. Beyond the Basilica --
5. Building the home of the Saints --
6. Transformations.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought, 4th ser., 77.
Responsibility: Caroline J. Goodson.

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Combining art history, analysis of contemporary documents, and new archaeology of medieval Rome, this study explores the building campaign of Pope Paschal I. It reveals that the transformation of  Read more...

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