The Lands of St. Peter: The Papal State in the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance, Volume 10

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University of California Press, 1972 - 471 pagine

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Sommario

Rome Byzantium and the Franks
1
The successors of Charlemagne
71
The break with the Empire
107
Successors not to Peter but to Constantine
159
The renewal of imperial authority
203
The foundation of the Papal State 229 7 The foundation of the Papal State
266
The failure of the Francopapal plan
297
Popes legates and tyrants
327
The crisis of the medieval papacy
366
The beginnings of the Renaissance principate
396
The Papal State at the end of the Middle Ages
420
Conclusion
441
LIST OF POPES
454
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Peter Partner was born in Little Heath, England on July 15, 1924. He went to Magdalen College, Oxford, to read law, but quickly switched to history. He worked as a journalist for the Observer in Rome and the Middle East. He started teaching history at the private school Winchester College in 1955 and stayed there for 30 years. He was a historian of medieval and Renaissance Rome as well as the Middle East. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including A Short Political Guide to the Arab World, The Lands of St. Peter, Renaissance Rome 1500-1559, The Pope's Men, and God of Battles. He died on January 17, 2015 at the age of 90.

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