Essays Tagged: "Pope Julius II"

Divine Status - The accomplishments of Michelangelo and why he is truly one of the greatest artists of all time.

muscles add even more to the illusion of action to come.Just one year later he was commissioned by Pope Julius II to undertake a projectso great that the results yeilded an unsurpassed achievement of ... e tremendous influence he exerted.Throughout his lifetime, Michelangelo was an intimate of princes, popes, cardinals,painters, and poets. He was widely awarded the epithet "divine" because of hisextra ...

(3 pages) 346 7 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


City. This is where Saint Peter's Basilica was built. The Sistine Chapel was a private room for the Pope. Pope Julius II asked Michelangelo to paint on the ceiling. He almost turned it down because he ... to paint the Sistine Chapel's ceiling but he got to pick what he painted, with the approval of the Pope of course. He chose scenes from both the Pagan religion and the Bible, which makes a religious ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

1508 to 1512 with many extenuating circumstances that makes it's existence even more awe-inspiring.Pope Sixtus IV, of the della Rovere family, is known throughout history as a great scholar who spurr ... was damaged in 1504 when a collapse in its structure caused a large crack to appear in the ceiling. Pope Julius II, Sixtus' nephew, who succeeded him in 1503 had decided that the most important Chapel ...

(11 pages) 453 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Michelangelo Buonarroti

cording to Charles de TolnayMichelangelo's three greatest works of his later life, were the Tomb of PopeJulius II, the Sistine Chapel ceiling, and the Medici Chapel(37).Michelangelo's specialty was pa ... period of Michelangelo's career was based upon hisimagination. In 1505 Michelangelo was summoned by Pope Julius II tofabricate his tomb. Michelangelo was so excited about making the tomb forthe Pope t ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


langelo's sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through it's many revisions trying to complete his vision. Sculpture w ... s that showed humanity in it's natural state. Michelangelo Buonarroti was called to Rome in 1505 by Pope Julius II to create for him a monumental tomb. We have no clear sense of what the tomb was to l ...

(6 pages) 197 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Michelangelo Sistine chapel how is it humanism.

Pope Julius II asked Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine (sins-teen) chapel in 1508. Th ... ichelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine (sins-teen) chapel in 1508. The chapel was Built by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481. Which happened to be in the Vatican, is known to be the pope's headquarters ... g and 44 feet wide - was a large undertaking to paint. The Sistine chapel particularly important to pope Julius II, since it was the site in which cardinals met to elect new people.Four three years (1 ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Lorenzo de Medici, and Pope Julius II.

onardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti, the great Florentine ruler, Lorenzo de Medici, and the Pope Julius II. These individuals, probably more than anyone else, contributed to the great works of ... lli said that Lorenzo was "the greatest patron of literature and art that any prince has ever been."Pope Julius II was born in 1443 and served as pope from 1503 to 1513. Julius is most famous as a pat ...

(2 pages) 82 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Short Analysis of the last judgment (painting) by Michaelo (10th grade)

e church had become too worldliness and political, instead of religious. An example of this is when Pope Julius II decided to rebuild St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome; he had to increase fees that Christ ... dral in Rome; he had to increase fees that Christians paid for baptism, marriage, and funerals. The pope also permitted the sale of indulgence, which started at the time of the crusades, when Christia ...

(1 pages) 85 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Raphels school of athens. this is an essay describing the painting

In 1508, Pope Julius II asked Raphael to paint some private apartments in the Vatican. One of these paints is ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Michelangelo breif histroy

langelo's sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through its many revisions trying to complete his original design. Scu ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Describe the life of Pope Julius II

Born as Giuliano Della Rovere on December 5th, 1443, Julius was the nephew of Pope Sixtus IV, who built the Sistine Chapel. Although his relationship to Sixtus helped his early c ... early career, he was forced to flee Italy to avoid assassination attempts ordered by Rodrigo Borgia(Pope Alexander VI), and stayed in exile for ten years before Borgia's death made it possible for him ... d stayed in exile for ten years before Borgia's death made it possible for him to return. As pope, Julius became one of the most powerful rulers of the Renaissance, and was more concerned with ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Machiavelli's "The Prince"

s constructive thoughts regarding numerous complex issues within his book "The Prince". Exiled when Pope Julius II defeated the French and took over Florence, Machiavelli did not have faith in the chu ... cts people to God.Throughout the chapters, Machiavelli stops short of condemning the church and the pope as dysfunctional and irrelevant. His stance towards Christianity, however, is not as clear-cut. ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Michelangelo Outline For Essay

ed a large masterpiece of large battle scene for the walls of City Hall 2. began marble statues for Pope Julius II's tomb A. made statues of Moses and two prisnors and thirtyseven other beutiful sculp ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critically discuss the issue of religion in Hamlet.

he English Reformation which came about due to a political argument between King Henry VIII and the Pope, the Head of the Roman Catholic Church. Henry claimed that this lack of a male heir was because ... nst Biblical tradition for Henry to have married her (Leviticus 20:21); a special dispensation from Pope Julius II had been required to allow the wedding to take place. Henry disputed that this had be ...

(7 pages) 3013 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Agony and the Ecstasy

g Michelangelo who is being forced to paint a mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome by Pope Julius II, played by Rex Harrison. This movie is part documentary and part fiction. The charact ... ly watch this film.The movie truly begins during an invasion of the City of Rome. In the next scene Pope Julius the Second is seen taking off his armor to ride through Rome, for he has declared that d ...

(3 pages) 728 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bramante was an architect

er a short while in Rome, Cardinal Della Rovere noticed the talents of Bramante who on becoming the Pope Julius II gave him a patron who was wealthy and powerful. Bramante early relationship with the ... etto of San Pietro in Montoria was among the most remarkable works by Bramante when working for the Pope. It could be considered that this building was "one of the most harmonious buildings of Renaiss ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Laocoon and His Sons

6, the statue of Laocoon and His Sons was discovered in a vineyard near the Baths of Titus in Rome. Pope Julius II purchased the sculpture and, later that year, transferred it to the Vatican Belvedere ... ovanni Antonio Montorsoli in 1532. As a pupil of Michelangelo, Montorsoli was originally ordered by Pope Clement VII to sculpt the missing arm in marble. Its assembly portrayed the figures throwing th ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art