THE POPES AND THE PAPACY IN THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES, 476-752
Richards, Jeffrey


THE POPES AND THE PAPACY IN THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES, 476-752
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Place Published: London
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul
Date Published: 1979

Description: 422 pp; scholarly study of the early medieval papacy that has been described as "the Byzantine captivity of the papacy". The author questions the previously held view that the major theme is the progressive and systematic elaboration of an idea of papal monarchy. He argues that while the papacy's power and responsibility grew during the period, it did so by a series of historical accidents rather than a coherent radical design; appendicies; dj has been price-clipped

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
ISBN: 0710000987

Book Id: 71273

Price: $177.97

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