Pope Joan

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Pope Joan

Pope Joan Author by : Donna Woolfolk Cross
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-06-09
Publisher by : Broadway Books
ISBN : 0307453197
File Size : 50,6 Mb
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"Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama – love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long-buried secrets. Cross has written an engaging book."–Los Angeles Times Book Review In this international bestseller and basis for the 2009 movie of the same name, Donna Woolfolk Cross brings the Dark Ages to life in all their brutal splendor and shares the dramatic story of a woman whose strength of vision led her to defy the social restrictions of her day. For a thousand years her existence has been denied. She is the legend that will not die–-Pope Joan, the ninth-century woman who
Category: Fiction

The Afterlife Of Pope Joan

The Afterlife Of Pope Joan Author by : Craig M. Rustici
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2006-06
Publisher by : University of Michigan Press
ISBN : 0472115448
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Investigates representations of the legend of Pope Joan in Early Modern England and their implications on social, political, and religious thought
Category: History

The Myth Of Pope Joan

The Myth Of Pope Joan Author by : Alain Boureau
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2001-05
Publisher by :
ISBN : UOM:39015050170847
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In the ninth century, a brilliant young woman named Joan disguised herself as a man so that she could follow her lover into the then-exclusively male world of scholarship. She proved so successful that she ascended the Catholic hierarchy in Rome and was eventually elected pope. Her pontificate lasted two years, until she became pregnant and died after giving birth during a public procession from the Vatican. Or so the legend goes—a legend that was fabricated sometime in the thirteenth century, according to Alain Boureau, and which has persisted in one form or another down to the present day.
Category: History

The She Pope

The She Pope Author by : Peter Stanford
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-01-25
Publisher by : Random House
ISBN : 9781446427873
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THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE ENGLISH WOMAN WHO FOOLED THE VATICAN. The legend of Pope Joan - the woman who, dressed as a man, headed the Catholic church in the early ninth century - has always been a subject of fascinated speculation but rarely, until now, the subject of serious research. As the future over women in the catholic priesthood continues, and the Church, which once took her story as gospel, now tries to play down the rumours, it is time for a reappraisal. Here Peter Stanford, author of The Devil: A Biography, reveals what can, and cannot, be known of this incredible story, and of
Category: History
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