The Avignon Papacy Contested: An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena (I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History):   The Avignon papacy (1309–1377) represented the zenith of papal power in Europe. The Roman curia’s move to southern France enlarged its bureaucracy, centralized its authority, and initiated closer contact with secular institutions. The pope’s presence also attracted leading minds to Avignon, transforming a modest city into a cosmopolitan center of le...

The Avignon Papacy Contested: An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena (I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History): The Avignon papacy (1309–1377) represented the zenith of papal power in Europe. The Roman curia’s move to southern France enlarged its bureaucracy, centralized its authority, and initiated closer contact with secular institutions. The pope’s presence also attracted leading minds to Avignon, transforming a modest city into a cosmopolitan center of le...

Popes and the Papacy: A History: two clamshell set (Great Courses The Teaching Company)

Popes and the Papacy: A History: two clamshell set (Great Courses The Teaching Company)

The Pope's Palace during the Avignon Papacy, Avignon, Provence, France by Maggie Clarke

Avignon ~ Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur ~ France ~ Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes)

Canzoniere (Penguin Classics):   The 'Canzoniere', a sequence of sonnets and other verse forms, were written over a period of about 40 years. They describe Petrarch's intense love for Laura, whom he first met in Avignon in 1327, and her effect on him after she died in 1348. The collection is an examination of the poet's growing spiritual crisis, and also explores important contemporary issues such as the role of the papacy and religion.

Canzoniere (Penguin Classics): The 'Canzoniere', a sequence of sonnets and other verse forms, were written over a period of about 40 years. They describe Petrarch's intense love for Laura, whom he first met in Avignon in 1327, and her effect on him after she died in 1348. The collection is an examination of the poet's growing spiritual crisis, and also explores important contemporary issues such as the role of the papacy and religion.

The Avignon Papacy: Palace of the popes at Avignon

The Avignon Papacy was the period in the century when the popes lived in and operated out of Avignon, France, instead of their traditional home in Rome

Avignon Papacy Contested : An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena (Hardcover) (Unn

Avignon Papacy Contested : An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena (Hardcover) (Unn

Papal Palace, Avignon, France

The Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace) in the city center of Avignon surrounded by medieval stone ramparts

Pinterest
Search