Pope Joan

a romantic biography by Emmanou*el D. RhoГЇd*es

Publisher: A. Deutsch in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 163 Downloads: 819
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Edition Notes

Statementby Emmanuel Royidis ; translated from the Greek by Lawrence Durrell.
ContributionsDurrell, Lawrence
The Physical Object
Pagination163, [1] p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19724152M

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Pope Joan is a spellbinding tale of a woman who gave up everything, even her very name, for the sake of knowledge. One of the most controversial women of history is brought to brilliant life in Donn Woolfolk Cross's tale of Pope Joan, a girl whose origins should have kept her in squalid domesticity. Pope Joan. 60 likes. Pope Joan was an actual historical (some dispute this though) female Pope! She eventually had to resign because she was pregnant! I Followers: Joan hoped so. But somehow he seemed a man fated always to yearn after that which he could not have, to choose for himself the rockiest, most difficult path. She would pray for him, as for all the other sad and troubled souls who must travel roads alone.” ― Donna Woolfolk Cross, quote from Pope Joan. "Pope Joan" is NOT an historical movie, it is a Fantasy movie like Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter. We live in a very sad times when garbage like this is taken as "historical" when in fact there has never been a "Pope Joan". The legend of "Pope Joan" was a bad attempt of political satire during the Middle Age made to attack the Catholic Church.

Apr 12,  · Pope Joan A Novel (Book): Cross, Donna Woolfolk: Born in 9th-century Frankland, Joan demonstrates her brilliance early but must hide her learning from her missionary father, who considers the education of women sacrilegious and dangerous. Tutored first by her older brother and then a Greek scholar, Joan eventually secures a place at the schola in Dorstadt. I have recommended this book to countless of other friends. As is to be expected, every female reader that I have come across with has been absolutely fascinated with "Pope Joan." For the opposite sex, however, they seem to find the book to "dull" or "fictitious". Nevertheless, this book belongs in every shelf of a women who has a little self. “Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama—love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long-buried secrets. Cross has written an engaging book.”—Los Angeles Times Book ReviewIn this international bestseller and basis for the movie of the same name, Donna Woolfolk Cross brings the Dark Ages to life in all their brutal splendor and shares the dramatic story of a woman. Pope Joan, born Johanna von Ingelheim was the title character and protagonist of the film Pope Joan. On January 28, - the day Charlemagne died - a baby girl named Johanna was born in a hut near the German city of Ingelheim am Rhein. The daughter of the village priest and a woman who.

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Pope Joan is a sweeping historical drama set against the turbulent events of the 9th century -- the Saracen sack of St. Peter's, the famous fire in the Borgo that destroyed over three-quarters of the Vatican, the Battle of Fontenoy, arguably the bloodiest and most terrible of medieval conflicts.

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In the other, she is a woman who does the most womanly things. Aug 31,  · Who was Pope Joan. Author: The 14th century writer Giovanni Boccaccio mentioned her in a book about famous women, and her image graced. What similarities or differences do you see between Pope Joan and Saint Joan of Arc.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Donna Woolfolk Cross. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Donna Woolfolk Cross’s debut historical novel, Pope Joan (), is a fictionalized account of the ninth-century woman who disguised herself as a man, later becoming the first female pope.

The bestselling book received impressive reviews following its publication, and screenwriters later adapted it. Sep 16,  · Medieval legends claim that Pope Joan was the first and only female pope. And now, an analysis of ancient silver coins suggests that the ordained woman may have actually lived.

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Peter. Now in this riveting novel, Donna Woolfolk Cross paints a sweeping portrait of an unforgettable heroine who struggles against restrictions her soul cannot accept.