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The Pope who quit : a true medieval tale of mystery, death, and salvation /

Jon M. Sweeney.

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Main Author: Sweeney, Jon M.
Published: New York : Image Books, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Popes - Biography. | Papacy - History - To 1309. | Popes - Biography. | Papacy - History. | Celestine V, Pope, 1215-1296. | Celestine V, Pope, 1215-1296.
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Main Author: Sweeney, Jon M., 1967-
Physical Description: x, 288 p. ; 21 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-273) and index.
ISBN: 9780385531894 (pbk.)
0385531893 (pbk.)
9780385531887 (ebook)
0385531885 (ebook)
Summary: Documents the story of Pope Celestine V, evaluating the views of his supporters and detractors while tracing his progression to the papacy and his decision to abdicate months later, discussing his choice's impact on the Catholic Church.

More Details for: The Pope who quit : a true medieval tale