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Popes, Cardinals and War: The Military Church in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe
In this lively and compelling history, D.S. Chambers examines popes and cardinals over several centuries who not only preached war but also put it into practice as military leaders. Engaging and stimulating, and using references to scripture and canon law as well as a large range of historical sources, Chambers throws light on these extraordinary and paradoxical figures -- ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 14th 2006 by I. B. Tauris
(first published September 27th 2006)
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