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The Republic of St. Peter

The Birth of the Papal State, 680-825 (The Middle Ages Series)

Thomas F. X. Noble

The Republic of St. Peter seeks to reclaim for central Italy an important part of its own history. Noble's thesis is at once original and controversial: that the Republic, an independent political entity, was in existence by the 730s and was not a creation of the Franks in the 750s.Noble examines the political, economic, and religious problems that...
Publish Date
1986
August 1
First Published in 1984
Goodreads rating
4.25
ISBN
9780812212396
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 29, 2018
Wait, you're across the hall from Tom Noble? His Republic of St. Peter book is awesome.      source