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The Popes,a concise biographical history.

Eric John

The Popes,a concise biographical history.

by Eric John

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Published by Hawthorn Books [1964] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popes.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p 481-482.

    StatementHistorical surveys by Douglas Woodruff. Biographical articles by J.M.W. Bean [and others.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p.
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22963664M

    "Lascelles has achieved the seemingly impossible: a concise and highly readable history of Catholic Popes that manages to be extremely entertaining and informative at the same time."- Gerald Posner, author of God's Bankers"A brilliant book on a number of different levels. Lascelles has. “Lascelles has achieved the seemingly impossible: a concise and highly readable history of Catholic Popes that manages to be extremely entertaining and informative at the same time.” – Gerald Posner, author of God’s Bankers "A brilliant book on a number of different levels. Lascelles has an engaging prose style and an amazing eye for /5(10).

    The Oxford Dictionary of Popes book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I would not recommend a cover to cover read but has concise effective self contained articles on each Pope and anti-Pope. May not be a necessity in today's Internet world but still a solid reference work. Shelves: biography, history 4/5(7). THE VATICAN YEAR BOOK Annuario Pontificio, lists all the popes, but other references sometimes arrange them in a slightly different order especially before the 3rd century. Much of our information about the early popes comes from Liber Pontificalis (LP) and the Liberian Catalogue (LC) Both were started in the 4th century, with the former.

    Buy a cheap copy of The Oxford Dictionary of Popes book by J.N.D. Kelly. This fascinating dictionary gives concise accounts of every officially recognized pope in history, from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI, as well as all of their Free shipping over $ Those paintings appear in modern books and are only creations from the artists' minds, for previous to the 16th century "no authentic portraits of the popes exist" (The Popes: A Concise Biographical History, op. cit., p. 16).


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Hawthorn Books, - Papacy - pages 0 Reviews Short biographical sketches, chronologically arranged, of each of the Popes from the apostle Peter to Paul. An illustration of an open book.

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Publication date Topics Popes Publisher New York: Hawthorn Books CollectionPages: Get this from a library. The Popes: a concise biographical history. [Eric John] -- Short biographical sketches, chronologically arranged, of each of the Popes from the apostle Peter to Paul VI, illustrated with photographs, some colored.

I am happy to have this book as a ready reference for highlights of the lives of our Popes. Starting with St. Peter, each Pope's history and accomplishments are told plainly in easy to understand language.

Obviously there is limited documentation on some Popes but overall this is an excellent book.5/5. THE POPES: A Concise Biographical History by Eric John, ed. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. A clean, tight hardcover book in.

Pope John XII (Octavian, c. —, pope —, The Popes, A Concise Biographical History, ibid., pp. ) was another in the succession of impious popes and he opened his inglorious career by invoking pagan gods and goddesses as he flung the dice in gambling sessions.

He toasted Satan during a drinking spree and put his notorious. A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world—the papacy. From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' chief disciple, through Pope Benedict XVI today, the popes have been key players in virtually all of the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand s: This fascinating dictionary gives concise accounts of every officially recognized pope in history, from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI, as well as all of their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes.

Each pope and antipope's entry covers his family and social background and pre-papal career as well as his activities in office. An appendix provides a detailed discsussion and 4/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

POPES IN HISTORY by Enrico Lancioni, Wyatt North has provided a clear manual of papal history. He even clearly explains the this is in three volumes, and this volume has a biography of Pope Francis near the end, which is incomplete, I assume the rest of.

Get this from a library. The Popes, a concise biographical history. Historical surveys. [Eric John]. THE POPES A CONCISE BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY. 1ST EDITION (Stated) Edited by Eric John Great vintage book. This book is in good condition. The front and back covers are in good condition.

There is an inscription inside, but other than that, there are no marks or any writing on the inside pages. They are clean and nice. No remainder Rating: % positive. This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly indicated as hed every year by the Roman Curia, the Annuario Pontificio no longer identifies popes by regnal number, stating that it is impossible to decide which pope represented.

This fascinating dictionary gives concise accounts of every officially recognized pope in history, from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI, as well as all of their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes.

Each pope and antipope's entry covers his family and social background and pre-papal career as well as his activities in s:   A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world-the papacy.

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Scandals in the history of Roman Catholic Church In this book, the author reviews the Roman Catholic Church history in light of the Papal roll, and re-create the political, social and economic history at different reigns. This brings different pontiffs to life, and identifies the lowest form of life in some leaders who needed more “saving from Christ” than the mainstream followers of the /5(37).

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Died: A.D. How do we know he was pope? Like his predecessors before him, Anicetus is identified as the 10th successor of St. Peter and 11th Bishop of Rome by St. Irenaeus in Adversus haeresis.

Give me the scoop on Anicetus. Anicetus was Syrian by birth, according to the Liber Pontificalis (a “who’s who” pope history book), and was likely born around the time St. I recommend this book for: frantic seminary students who have put off writing a history of the papacy paper until 2 am the day of the deadline, and are looking for a concise summary with broad thematic strokes about the relationship between the papacy and monarchical/state government powers from the time of Peter (Pope #1) to the s/5(35).