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Francesco della Rovere

Pope Sixtus IV was another notorious practitioner of nepotism. A member of the Franciscan Order of Friars, he was responsible for the commissioning of the Sistine Chapel, and authorized an Inquisition targeting converted (Jewish) Christians in Spain, at the request of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. He was largely responsible for endorsing the burgeoning artistic movements leading to the Italian Renaissance, but also renewed the crusade against the Turks and reinforced the slavery policy. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Mar 3, 2011 - 2 comments


Subtlety doesn't come easy when you're all insane. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Jul 30, 2010 - 2 comments


...Because when was the last time...? [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Jul 19, 2010 - 5 comments

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