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Author Partner, Peter.

Title The Pope's men : the papal civil service in the Renaissance / Peter Partner
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Summary This study of the Papal bureaucracy, at a time when the Pope was a powerful European ruler and his officials included many brilliant humanist scholars, examines the patronage network through which the system was manipulated and the struggle for control of it among the great Italian families
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Civil service -- Italy -- Papal States -- History.
Papal courts.
Papacy -- History.
Diplomatic and consular service, Papal States -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Papal States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191678394 ebook