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History of the Papacy Podcast

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Episode 89: A Very Cadaver Synod Christmas!

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Episode 89: A Very Cadaver Synod Christmas
Description: What is a better way to ring in the season of celebration than talking about the Cadaver Synod. This is a very low time in the papacy were the dead body of a pope was posthumously put on trial for various crimes and misdemeanors. Max Gulker AIER has come on to help us figure out how this could happen and bring some holiday cheer!
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December 22, 2019
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Scott Rank is the host of the History Unplugged Podcast and a PhD in history who specialized in the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey. Before going down the academic route he worked as a journalist in Istanbul. He has written 12 history books on topics ranging from lost Bronze Age civilizations to the Age of Discovery. Some of his books include The Age of Illumination: Science, Technology, and Reason in the Middle Ages and History’s 9 Most Insane Rulers.. Learn more about him by going to
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