The Papacy, Frederick II and Communal Devotion in Medieval Italy

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Of the twenty-five essays in this volume, most were published between 1961 and 2013, but four are printed here for the first time. They represent the work of a great and original scholar in Mediterranean history whose unflagging interest in Frederick II and his world consistently led him out into broader fields, which he always viewed in original ways. In an age often called that of papal monarchy and secular-minded rulers, Powell found popes with complex agendas and extensive pastoral concerns, a rather more Christian ...

The Papacy, Frederick II and Communal Devotion in Medieval Italy 2014, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781472435699

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