Pope Julius II

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  • Raphael's Accomplishments

    Vatican Palace, which he was painting the ceiling of the well-known Sistine Chapel, at the very same time of the arrival of Raphael. Raphael painted the Stanza Della Segnatura on the four walls of the 1st room. It was completed in the year of 1511. Raphael's work on the Stanza Della Segnatura he has also included The School of Athens, which it pictured the famous Raphael and Michelangelo among the philosophers. The Stanza Della Segnatura included works such as, Disputation over the Cardinal Virtues, Sacrament, Giving of the Law and Parnassus. Raphael had painted four historical events which this showed the salvation of the church through a divine intervention. In three of these frescoes, Raphael depicted either Leo X, or Julius II which Leo X then and now became the Pope in 1513. The 4th fresco in this room showed the liberation of Saint Peter from prison. Raphael had painted part of a third room, the Stanza dell’Incendio, which he named after its main fresco “The Fire in the…

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  • Pico Della Mirandola's Oration On The Dignity Of Man

    He was commissioned to paint frescos in the pope’s private rooms in the Vatican: Stanza della Segnatura, Stanza d’ Eliodoro, and the Stanza dell’Incendio. The Stanza della Segnatura stands as the most important because it displayed the four cardinal virtues (Philosophy, Theology, Law and Justice and the Arts), a topic that was chosen by Pope Julius to decorate the walls of his library. The School of Athens, painted between 1510 and 1511 portrayed the cardinal virtue of Philosophy and depicts…

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  • The Reformation In England

    Consequently, Henry enlisted the help of Cardinal Wolsey to convince the Pope to consider Henry’s annulment. Wolsey went unsuccessful, causing Henry to break away from Rome. Henry had the Parliament pass the Act of Supremacy. This Act allowed him to take on role as the head of the Church of England (Kivlen, 1927). He created a new title for himself “Protector and Supreme Head of the Church and Clergy of England” (Delderfield, 1978). The Church of England remained Catholic, but gradually strayed…

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  • The Influence Of Art In The 15th And 16th Century Renaissance

    to replace that of an early Christian church. The original design by Bramante was quite simple as a central-type building. However, Bramante’s design was not followed through and the design of the church grew into a huge dome, designed by Michelangelo himself. Thusly, Michelangelo had various other projects, such as the Sistine Chapel, that he had spent around four years painting. Michelangelo had never quite seen himself as a painter, rather anything other than a painter. This idea is…

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  • Cosimo De Medici's Influence On The Renaissance

    humanistic influence that enveloped Florence. 5. The High Renaissance refers to a relatively short period where there was an artistic culmination. The majority of the High Renaissance was centered on Rome. After Rome’s population dwindled, due to the Black Death, the city became one of ruins and the papacy abandoned it in the early 14th century. The papacy returned by the beginning of the 15th century. The pope at the time, Martin V, used the arts as a way to build Rome back to its former…

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  • Analysis: The Sistine Chapel

    The Sistine Chapel is a divine Chapel created during the Renaissance era. The Sistine chapel which was once previously called the Capella Magna is located in Vatican City, Italy. Tourists from all over the world our honored to not only enjoy the Chapel itself but the disperse artwork that surrounds the inside of the Sistine chapel. Pope Sixtus IV hired an assortment of magnificent artists to accompany him in creating one of the most remarkable and breath taking projects. The production of the…

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  • Essay On Vatican City

    meaning “Holy Chair.” Vatican City is the capital of itself because it does not have a capital because of its small size, and number of citizens. The official languages in Vatican City are Italian, French and Latin. This country is the headquarters of Roman Catholicism; the Roman Catholic religion. Vatican’s population is about 800 people, but 451 have Vatican citizenship, while the rest have permission to reside there, either temporarily or permanently, without the benefit of citizenship. …

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  • Principality In Machiavelli's The Prince

    The last principality that Machiavelli discusses are ecclesiastical principalities. These principalities, weather acquired by fortune or one’s own capacity, can be held without either. This is because they are sustained by religion. Religion is so all powerful in character that these states will continue to exist no matter how the ruling princes live or behave. In these states, the princes do not defend the states and the people, who are not ruled do no really care and do not alienate themselves…

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  • St. Peter's Architectural Analysis

    • Architectural Design St. Peter’s in Rome was rebuilt in the 16th century, and it replaced a very old basilican structure. St. Peters was built under the supervision of two different Popes, Nicholas V and Julius II. Very little was accomplished under Nicholas’s reign, but the work was completed under Julius’ reign. The work began on Aril, 18, 1506 and the work continued through a succession of architects: Bramante, Raphael, Peruzzi, and Sangallo which all made huge changes to the design. Then…

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  • Humanism In The Italian Renaissance

    ruled by their enemies. Italy had just gone through a cultural period that developed it into an even stronger country when it was attacked by enemies. The Treaty of Lodi (1454-1455) fell apart when the foreign invasions began, which therefore broke the connections and alliances between the growing city-states. b. Pope Julius II, successor of Alexander VI, led Italy into a new era of civilization when he opposed the Borgia family and put all their land under papal jurisdiction. Not only did he…

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