The power and the glorification : papal pretensions and the art of propaganda in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries / Jan L. de Jong
- Jong, Jan L. de.
- University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xi, 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
- The Pope, the Papacy, and the Church -- The Pope and the King: Alexander VI and Charles VIII of France -- The Pope and the City: Leo X and the Conservators of Rome -- The Pope and the Emperor: Leo X, Clement VII, and Constantine the Great -- The Pope and His Family: Paul III and the Farnese -- The Pope and Secular Power, Muslims and Heretics: Pius IV, Pius V, and Gregory XIII -- Epilogue: The Pope and the Past.
- "Studies the propagandistic and political features of five prominent series of frescoes originating in papal Rome in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Discusses the manipulation of historical events for propagandistic purposes, the importance of inscriptions in controlling interpretation, and the reactions of contemporary viewers"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780271050799 (cloth : alk. paper) and 0271050799 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-187) and index.
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