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The history of the popes from the close of the middle ages : drawn from the secret archives of the Vatican and other original sources by Pastor, Ludwig Freiherr von

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Herder in London, St. Louis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- History,
  • Papacy -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementfrom the German of Dr. Ludwig Pastor ; edited by Frederick Ignatius Antrobus.
ContributionsAntrobus, Frederick Ignatius, 1837-1903.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22930717M
OCLC/WorldCa8944171

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