Fallen Order

Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio

by Karen Liebreich

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Fallen Order
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Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio
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Karen Liebreich

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A multifaceted study of seventeenth-century Rome captures the political intrigues, personal rivalries, and Byzantine workings of the Vatican and the Catholic Church in a study of the Piarist Order, an educational order abolished in 1646 because of the sexual abuse of children.