digitaler Kunstdruck: Die drei Erzengel und der junge Tobias von Domenico di Michelino
Domenico di Michelino - Die drei Erzengel und der junge Tobias
Pinturicchio, The Canonization of Catherine of Siena by Pope Pius II (detail), fresco in the Piccolomini Library, Duomo, Siena One of the many frescoes of Pius II located in the 'Piccolomini library' in the Duomo in Siena.
Incense burner, end of 13th or beginning of 14th century; Mamluk Damascus, Syria Brass, inlaid with gold and silver
Ring of Pope Paul II, 1464–71. Italy (Rome). Blue glass mounted in gilt brass. At the corners of the bezel are emblems of the four Evangelists, and on the sides are the shield of Paul II and that of the French crown. Papal rings may have been used at investitures or in establishing diplomatic credentials.
Innocent IV was Pope from 1243 to 1254. Certainly the Inquisition represents the darkest of Roman Church history, and it was Innocent IV who approved the use of torture to extract confessions of heresy. He aggressively applied the principle that “the end justifies the means.”
Pope Boniface VIII at the 1300 jubilee with a "Tartar cloth" in front of him, with a "rhythmic Sino-Mongolian pattern".
A detail of a portrait of Cardinal Reginald Pole, the son of the executed Duchess of Salisbury, Margaret de la Pole, and an ally of Mary Tudor.
Vergós Studio, Church of Sant Augstí, Barcelona 1491-1500
Lucrezia Borgia reigns in the Vatican by Frank Cadogan Cowper. Alexander VI named Lucrezia administrator of the Church and the Vatican.
President John F. Kennedy and Pope Paul VI talk at the Vatican ~ July 2, 1963.