The Oxford Dictionary of Popes

Author(s): 
Kelly, J.N.D.
ISBN: 
0192820850
Date published: 
January 1988
Paperback
Price: 
£9.99
Pages: 
368

This acclaimed papal Who's Who presents biographical accounts in chronological order of all the officially recognized popes from St Peter to John Paul II. Providing a continuous history of the papacy, it also includes their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes, and in an appendix it dis cusses the tradition that there had been a female pope.

 

This acclaimed papal Who's Who presents biographical accounts in chronological order of all the officially recognized popes from St Peter to John Paul II, whose entry has now been expanded and brought up to date. Providing a continuous history of the papacy, it also includes their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes, and in an appendix it discusses the tradition that there had been a female pope.