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The Renaissance Popes: Statesmen, Warriors and the Great Borgia Myth
The Renaissance Popes Statesmen Warriors and the Great Borgia Myth
Author: Gerard Noel
Between the years of 1447 (Nicholas V) and 1572 (Pius V), the Vatican became the official home of the Church, and a succession of Renaissance Popes ? who were statesmen, warriors, and patrons of the arts as well as churchmen ? turned Rome into an unparalleled center for culture, and turned the Church into the world's largest bureaucracy. These m...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780786718412
ISBN-10: 0786718412
Publication Date: 11/21/2006
Pages: 320
Edition: 1st Carrol & Graf Ed
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Publisher: Basic Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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