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Pope Joan by Lawrence Durrell

Pope Joan

by Lawrence Durrell


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Pope Joan traces the remarkable history of a young woman who, according to tradition, travelled across Europe in the ninth century disguised as a monk, acquired great learning and ruled over Christendom for two years as Pope John VIII before dying in childbirth.

On the books first publication in Athens in 1886, it created a sensation; it was banned and its author excommunicated. The work became nevertheless soon established itself securely in Greek literature. Subsequently Durrell, with his adaptation, created a masterpiece in its own right. Translated and adapted from the Greek of Emmanuel Royidis


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  • Published: December 2009
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: P063712
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