Vatican Palace

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the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City

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18) Similar architectural features can be found in Raphael's frescoes in the rooms (stanze) of the papal apartment in the Vatican Palace, especially in the Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple and the Coronation of Charlemagne.
Alejandro Planchart finds three types of music by Guillaume Du Fay in this category--proses, Kyries, and hymns--but not elaborate polyphony, which Adalbert Roth then demonstrates entered the repertory near the end of the reign of Sixtus IV, shortly after a conspicuous increase in the number of singers and the construction of a large new chapel in the Vatican palace.
In the final essay, Rudolf Chadraba discusses the relationship between Renaissance Platonism and Raphael's frescoes in the Vatican palace, suggesting (but certainly not proving) that the architect Bramante and the papal adviser Egidio da Viterbo had a decisive influence on the iconography of the frescoes.
Dandelet is not helped by the fact that the first cultural foray in his book, on Annius and the decoration of the Borgia apartments in the Vatican palace, covers much the same territory described at greater length and with greater verve in Ingrid Rowland's The Culture of the High Renaissance (1998).
The Galleria delle Carte Geografiche in the Vatican Palace.
Historians of geography have usually noted the decoration of the Vatican Palace, the "cosmografia" of Pope Pius IV begun in the early 1560s, as an inspiration to the cardinal for Caprarola.
Leaving the Vatican palace that evening, Michelangelo mounted his horse and wrapped himself in his heavy black cloak against the chill winter wind.
I am a practising Roman Catholic but along with millions of others worship our God of love and kindness rather than the men - and only men - in the Vatican palaces from which they rule without a take on modern day life against the use of condoms, contraception and in this case, against adoption.
I dream of the day when I can go to visit the Vatican palaces as I now go for a walk to the Castle of Versailles," she said.