This narrative history masterfully weaves together the sweeping events surrounding the so-called "Babylonian captivity" of the popes into the broader story of 14th-century Europe, a turbulent time of transition between Middle Ages and Renaissance when seven successive popes resided in Avignon in the south of France.
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(220mm x 146mm x 24mm)
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Author Biography - Edwin Mullins
Edwin Mullins is an Oxford-educated writer, journalist, and filmmaker who has published numerous books on architecture and the visual arts, including "Cluny" and "The Pilgrimage to Santiago." He lives part of the year near Avignon.