|A medieval artistic rendition of Pope Joan with a papal tiara. Illustrated |
Manuscript.Bibliothèque nationale de France, circa 1560's.
|Pope John VIII|
|Pope Joan publicly giving birth during a street procession. Note the jester behind |
the column mocking the event, as well as the Corinthian column which
has the peculiar face of a demon. Woodcut engraving by Giovanni Boccaccio. Now in British Museum. circa 1353.
|Carved statue of Joan Papieżycy Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the Basilica of St. Peter.|