The Resource Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope, Eleanor Herman

Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope, Eleanor Herman

Label
Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope
Title
Mistress of the Vatican
Title remainder
the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Herman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the story of a seventeenth-century mistress who significantly influenced the Catholic church and international policy in Rome during the reign of her lover and brother-in-law, Pope Innocent X
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herman, Eleanor
Dewey number
945.6/3407
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DG797.93.P35
LC item number
H47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pamphili, Olimpia Maidalchini
  • Papal States
  • Women in the Catholic Church
  • Papacy
  • Nobility
Label
Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope, Eleanor Herman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-438) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- pt. 1. The girl from Viterbo -- The convent -- The wealthy landowner's wife -- The Roman noblewoman -- The brother-in-law -- The papal nuncio -- Cardinals -- The black widow -- Conclave -- pt. 2. The female pope -- The vicar of Christ -- Celebrations -- Women in the Vatican -- Vengeance on the Barberinis -- The despised daughter-in-law -- The imbecile cardinals -- Birth, famine, and bitter peace -- The shoulder of Saint Francesca -- The holy jubilee year -- Crisis of conscience -- pt. 3. Unforgiveness -- Honor and dishonor -- Olimpia's triumphant return -- The sudden disgrace of Cardinal Astalli -- Death of the dove -- Unforgiveness -- Pope Alexander VII -- The two queens of Rome -- The scourge of God -- After Olimpia
Control code
ocn179805635
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 452 pages
Isbn
9780061245558
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007049233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780061245565
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)179805635
Label
Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope, Eleanor Herman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-438) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- pt. 1. The girl from Viterbo -- The convent -- The wealthy landowner's wife -- The Roman noblewoman -- The brother-in-law -- The papal nuncio -- Cardinals -- The black widow -- Conclave -- pt. 2. The female pope -- The vicar of Christ -- Celebrations -- Women in the Vatican -- Vengeance on the Barberinis -- The despised daughter-in-law -- The imbecile cardinals -- Birth, famine, and bitter peace -- The shoulder of Saint Francesca -- The holy jubilee year -- Crisis of conscience -- pt. 3. Unforgiveness -- Honor and dishonor -- Olimpia's triumphant return -- The sudden disgrace of Cardinal Astalli -- Death of the dove -- Unforgiveness -- Pope Alexander VII -- The two queens of Rome -- The scourge of God -- After Olimpia
Control code
ocn179805635
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 452 pages
Isbn
9780061245558
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007049233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780061245565
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)179805635

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