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Pope Innocent III (1160/61-1216): To Root Up and to Plant

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Description for Pope Innocent III (1160/61-1216): To Root Up and to Plant Paperback. Num Pages: 328 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 3H; BGX; HRCC7; HRCX1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 518.

This book is a biography of Pope Innocent III. Avoiding the many scholarly controversies concerning the pope, it offers a concise and balanced portrait of the man and his pontificate. Its chronological organization-unusual in biographies of Innocent-enables the reader to see how the pope was usually dealing with many different subjects at the same time, and that the events in one aspect of his life could influence his views of other topics. This structure, together with the thorough documentation, can provide new insights even for scholars well-versed in his pontificate. Written in clear, jargon-free English, the book also gives the ... Read more

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University of Notre Dame Press
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Notre Dame IN, United States
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About John C. Moore
John C. Moore is professor of history, emeritus, at Hofstra University. He is the author and editor of several books, including Love in Twelfth-Century France.

Reviews for Pope Innocent III (1160/61-1216): To Root Up and to Plant
“Thank goodness that John C. Moore’s biography of Pope Innocent III is finally available in an affordable format. His clarity of language, nuanced analysis, and evident mastery of both the sources and the wealth of studies devoted to this pope, whose pontificate was a major watershed in Western history, make Moore’s study a ‘must have’ addition to the library of ... Read more

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