The Medieval Papacy Paperback

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The Medieval Papacy

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During the Middle Ages, the popes of Rome claimed both spiritual authority and worldly powers, vying with emperors for supremacy, ruling over the Papal States, and legislating the norms of Christian society. They also faced profound challenges to their proclaimed primacy over Christendom. The Medieval Papacy explores the unique role that the Roman Church and its papal leadership played in the historical development of medieval Europe. Brett Edward Whalen pays special attention to the religious, intellectual and political significance of the papacy from the first century through to the Reformation in the sixteenth century. Ideal for students, scholars and general readers alike, this approachable survey helps us to understand the origins of an idea and institution that continue to shape our modern world.

The Medieval Papacy by Brett Edward Whalen was published by Palgrave Macmillan in December 2013. The ISBN for The Medieval Papacy is 9780230272835.

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Details for The Medieval Papacy

Page last updated 2nd June 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (December 2013)
Number of Pages240
Thickness14 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4251682
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