February 20, 2013
Le Pape Formose et Étienne VII (“Pope Formosus and Stephen VII”) by Jean-Paul Larens, 1870
A reference made by Thomas Attila Lewis had me look up the Cadaver Synod, an infamous incident in the late 9th century where Pope Steven VII disinterred his deceased predecessor and put him on trial. Wild stuff. 

Le Pape Formose et Étienne VII (“Pope Formosus and Stephen VII”) by Jean-Paul Larens, 1870

A reference made by Thomas Attila Lewis had me look up the Cadaver Synod, an infamous incident in the late 9th century where Pope Steven VII disinterred his deceased predecessor and put him on trial. Wild stuff. 

  1. mil0ta reblogged this from thekevinmarshall
  2. mayonnaisejane said: DISinterred, you mean.
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