The Vatican

The Vatican

Secrets and Treasures of the Holy City

Book - 2014
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A visually stunning and uniquely informative insider's view to the great treasures and daily life in the Holy City, The Vatican is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the world's smallest nation and the spiritual center of the Catholic Church.

Written by an accomplished church historian and produced with the full cooperation of the Vatican, this beautifully illustrated guide delves into the 2,000-year-long history of the Vatican. It discusses papal influence, daily life and governance of the world's largest religious body, and the art collections and other priceless treasures rarely seen by the public.

Updated to include Pope Francis, the 266th pope of the Catholic Church.

Publisher: New York, New York :, DK,, 2014, ©2014.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9781465419200
Branch Call Number: 914. 5634 COL 2014
Characteristics: 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.


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