Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700 c

Author(s): 
Pattenden, Miles
ISBN: 
9780198797449
Date published: 
July 2017
Hardback
Price: 
£75.00

Miles Pattenden takes an analytic approach to the papal elections of the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, with their ceremonial pomp and high drama, to understand the broader history of the early modern papacy and how this elite political group approached decision-making and problem-solving through four centuries of dramatic change in the Church.