Pope Sixtus IV, born Francesco della Rovere , 1414-1484 Posthumus portrait by Titian. Sixtus IV sponsored the building of the Sistine Chapel (It takes its name from him- Sisto in Italian), and re-founded, enriched and enlarged the Vatican Library, one of the oldest in the world.

Pope Sixtus IV, born Francesco della Rovere , 1414-1484 Posthumus portrait by Titian. Sixtus IV sponsored the building of the Sistine Chapel (It takes its name from him- Sisto in Italian), and re-founded, enriched and enlarged the Vatican Library, one of the oldest in the world.

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Know your popes: Sixtus IV | https://www.facebook.com/thewaronfanaticism?sk=photos #atheism #popes

Girolamo Riario - Pope Sixtus IV with his nephews and courtiers. Girolamo Riario is the 2nd figure from the left.

Girolamo Riario - Pope Sixtus IV with his nephews and courtiers. Girolamo Riario is the 2nd figure from the left.

1479 Pietro di Francesco Orioli - Camp Covenant between Pope Sixtus IV , king Ferdinand I Bourbon with Neaoplu and the Republic of Siena   (JPEG Image, 2152 × 460 pixels)

1479 Pietro di Francesco Orioli - Camp Covenant between Pope Sixtus IV , king Ferdinand I Bourbon with Neaoplu and the Republic of Siena (JPEG Image, 2152 × 460 pixels)

Thumbnail for version as of 09:00, 14 December 2007. Engraving of Pope Sixtus IV

Thumbnail for version as of 09:00, 14 December 2007. Engraving of Pope Sixtus IV

Pope Sixtus IV - Born to a modest family he became pope in 1471, went on to become one of the most nepotist pope's in history

Pope Sixtus IV - Born to a modest family he became pope in 1471, went on to become one of the most nepotist pope's in history

Portrait of Pope Sixtus IV della Rovere | Cleveland Museum of Art   attributed to Pedro Berruguete (Castilian)  oil on wood, transferred to canvas, Framed - h:95.50 w:76.00 d:5.00 cm (h:37 9/16 w:29 7/8 d:1 15/16 inches) Unframed - h:70.20 w:51.40 cm (h:27 5/8 w:20 3/16 inches).

Portrait of Pope Sixtus IV della Rovere | Cleveland Museum of Art attributed to Pedro Berruguete (Castilian) oil on wood, transferred to canvas, Framed - h:95.50 w:76.00 d:5.00 cm (h:37 9/16 w:29 7/8 d:1 15/16 inches) Unframed - h:70.20 w:51.40 cm (h:27 5/8 w:20 3/16 inches).

Alergias Caracas Reader: THE ROMAN CATHOLIC HOLY INQUISITIONS / LA TOMA DEL VATICANO O ERES COMPLICE

Alergias Caracas Reader: THE ROMAN CATHOLIC HOLY INQUISITIONS / LA TOMA DEL VATICANO O ERES COMPLICE

>>Da Vinci's Demons<< Starz tv series S1 11E 2013-04-12 promo Mona Lisa (S2 9E 2014-03-22) • stars: Tom Riley (UK) as  Leonardo Da Vinci + Laura Haddock as Lucrezia Donati + Elliot Cowan as Lorenzo Medici + Tom Bateman as Giulino Medici + Blake Ritson as Girolamo Riario + James Faulkner as Pope Sixtus IV + Alexander Siddig (Sudan) as Al-Rahim + Allan Corduner	as Verrocchio • depicted: Lucrezia

>>Da Vinci's Demons<< Starz tv series S1 11E 2013-04-12 promo Mona Lisa (S2 9E 2014-03-22) • stars: Tom Riley (UK) as Leonardo Da Vinci + Laura Haddock as Lucrezia Donati + Elliot Cowan as Lorenzo Medici + Tom Bateman as Giulino Medici + Blake Ritson as Girolamo Riario + James Faulkner as Pope Sixtus IV + Alexander Siddig (Sudan) as Al-Rahim + Allan Corduner as Verrocchio • depicted: Lucrezia

Pope Sixtus IV, ca. 1473-1475  by Justus van Ghent (ca. 1410-1480) and Pedro Berruguete (ca. 1450-1504)  Louvre, Paris   Richelieu 2 Salle 4

Pope Sixtus IV, ca. 1473-1475 by Justus van Ghent (ca. 1410-1480) and Pedro Berruguete (ca. 1450-1504) Louvre, Paris Richelieu 2 Salle 4

Know your popes: Sixtus IV |   https://www.facebook.com/thewaronfanaticism?sk=photos #atheism #popes

Know your popes: Sixtus IV | https://www.facebook.com/thewaronfanaticism?sk=photos #atheism #popes

Bernard Ii De Bade Born 1428 Or 1429 Died 1458 Declared Blessed By Pope Sixtus Iv From Les Artes Au Moyen Age Published Paris 1873 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (22 x 36)

Bernard Ii De Bade Born 1428 Or 1429 Died 1458 Declared Blessed By Pope Sixtus Iv From Les Artes Au Moyen Age Published Paris 1873 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (22 x 36)

Bernard Ii De Bade Born 1428 Or 1429 Died 1458 Declared Blessed By Pope Sixtus Iv From Les Artes Au Moyen Age Published Paris 1873 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics x

The Character: Pope Sixtus is brilliant, nepotistic and homosexual. He loves art and learning, and rebuilds the Vatican library. He aims to shore up the Church’s spiritual authority and increase its wealth. He doesn’t feel threatened by da Vinci, but he does want to use and control his genius for his own ends.

The Character: Pope Sixtus is brilliant, nepotistic and homosexual. He loves art and learning, and rebuilds the Vatican library. He aims to shore up the Church’s spiritual authority and increase its wealth. He doesn’t feel threatened by da Vinci, but he does want to use and control his genius for his own ends.

sixtus_iv. This Day in History: Nov 1, 1512: Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public

sixtus_iv. This Day in History: Nov 1, 1512: Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public

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