Vatican Flags by William M. Becker
Vatican Flags by William M. Becker

Vatican Flags

Keys and Crowns since 1800s. The Flags of Papal States and Today's Vatican
by William M. Becker

Curated by Scott D. Mainwaring
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Vatican Flags: Keys & Crowns Since 1800 documents in detail the flags of the Papal States and today's Vatican.
This first-of-its-kind volume reflects decades of research by Rev. William M. Becker, STD, Diocese of Winona-Rochester (Minnesota), much of it conducted during his studies at the Vatican. Richly illustrated with over 160 images in full color and scrupulously documented with extensive footnotes, its 192 pages describe the many forms of the bandiera pontificia civil, state, and war ensigns; war flags; cockades, infantry and guard colors; and civil/state flags over two centuries.

Sources include museums, libraries, and extensive literary resources. This landmark book is published by the North American Vexillological Association / Association nord-américaine de vexillologie, (NAVA), North America's leading organization for the study of flags, vexillology.
The illustrations come from many sources, including the Vatican Secret Archive. George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Center, wrote the foreword.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

12/2018

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

192

ISBN

0974772879

ISBN-13

9780974772875