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Pocket Dictionary of Popes
184-499R
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Code : 184-499R
ISBN : 978-0-88997-541-5
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A concise guide to all the Popes from St. Peter to Benedict XVI
by leading Church historian Michael Walsh

Teachers, students and all who are interested in history and the papacy will welcome this compact and inexpensive pocket book. Conveniently arranged by alphabetical order of papal names, this user-friendly reference tool also offers a full chronology of all the popes from St. Peter to Benedict XVI.

A compact book packed with interesting information
This handy condensed dictionary provides all the key information for each of the popes. The Pocket Dictionary provides a succinct outline of each pope’s life and the main characteristics of his reign and it indicates:

  • place of birth
  • date of appointment
  • date of death and place of burial when known
  • feast days of canonized and blessed popes

Find answers to questions such as

  • Who was the Pope who refused Henry VIII a divorce?
  • Who was the Pope who declared Anglican orders null and void?
  • Who was the Pope who tried to bring about world peace on the eve of the First World War?
  • Who was the only English Pope?
  • Is Benedict XVI the first German Pope?
  • Who were the Borgia Popes?

A valuable tool for all who are interested in the popes and the papacy
A welcome addition to every school, parish or home library, this dictionary will be of particular interest to historians, teachers and students. For travellers abroad, the Pocket Dictionary of Popes will also give a quick reference to the many popes figuring in important works of art.

A user-friendly guide
The popes are listed alphabetically according to their papal names (Pius, John Paul, Alexander) and entries also give their family names (Borgia, Wojtyla, Ratzinger). There is as well a chronology of the popes so they can be followed in historical order. Italics are used in the case of antipopes, and dates marked with an asterisk indicate an abdication. The Dictionary also comes with a useful glossary.

184 pages, 12 x 20 cm, paperback, co-published by CCCB Publications and Burns & Oates

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