The Medieval Papacy

Author(s): 
Whalen, Brett
ISBN: 
9780230272835
Date published: 
November 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£20.99

This concise introduction offers an up-to-date survey of papal history from the first century through to the sixteenth century. It explores the basis of the papacy's claim to authority over all Christians, and the unique role that the Roman Church and its papal leadership played in the historical development of medieval Europe.