Alexander P. Dyle
Eireen M. O'Brien
The Elected One
Johanna, the heroine of the story, experiences the greatest adventure, which takes her from a village in the Franconian Empire via the monastery in Fulda to Venice.
To deepen her studies, she travels to the Empire of Byzantium, visits Constantinople and studies in Athens.
She returns to Italy and makes an unprecedented career in Rome, but a secret overshadows her life. Yet everything goes almost perfectly - until the day of the people's election.
A novel based on historical facts about the greatest scandal of the Middle Ages
As paperback: 467 pages