The VaticanBook - 2011
Written by a Vatican insider and accomplished church historian, The Vatican is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the world's smallest nation and the spiritual center of the Catholic Church. Produced with the full cooperation of the Vatican, this beautifully illustrated guide looks into the 2,000-year-long history of the Vatican and 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.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2011
Branch Call Number: 914.5634 Col
Characteristics: 311 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Alternative Title: Subtitle on cover: Secrets and treasures of the holy city