Joan, Popess


Joan, Popess
Joan, Popess
The fable about a female pope, who afterwards bore the name of Johanna (Joan), is first noticed in the middle of the thirteenth century

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  • ИОАННА ПАПЕССА — [лат. Joanna papissa], вымышленный персонаж, женщина, якобы занимавшая Папский престол в сер. IX в. (по другим версиям, в X или в XI в.). Легенда об И. П. получила широкое распространение с XIII в. и играла значительную роль в антикатолич.… …   Православная энциклопедия

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