Medieval Glossary

Holy See

This is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church. It could also be called the 'papal see' or the 'Apostolic See.'

Related term(s): Papal; Pope; Pontificate; Papal Curia; Legate; Cardinal
Category: Western Christianity
Added: 08.08.05
Contributor(s): Natalie Kohout
Source information: Konstam, Angus. Historical Atlas of the Crusades. New York: Checkmark Books, 2002.


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