Pope Joan: The History of a Myth
Date(s) - 04/10/2017
Was there really a pope named Joan? The historical evidence says nothat the story is just a myth. But every myth has a history and the history of this particular myth can teach us a great deal about religion, gender relations, and depictions of women in faith and culture from the early Middle Ages to today.
Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D.
Professor of History, Kean University