The Popes: A History

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Random House UK

Date: March 2011

Duration: 21 hours 18 minutes


Well known for his histories of Norman Sicily, Venice, the Byzantine Empire and the Mediterranean, John Julius Norwich has now turned his attention to the oldest continuing institution in the world, tracing the papal line down the centuries from St Peter himself - traditionally (though by no means historically) the first pope - to the present Benedict XVI.Of the 280-odd holders of the supreme office, some have unques?