Urban VIII


Urban VIII
noun
Italian pope from 1623 to 1644 who sanctioned the condemnation of Galileo but later freed him (1568-1644)
Syn: ↑Maffeo Barberini
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(Maffeo Barberini) 1568-1644, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1623-44.

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  • Urban VIII — (Maffeo Barberini) 1568 1644, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1623 44. * * * ▪ pope original name  Maffeo Barberini  baptized April 5, 1568, Florence died July 29, 1644, Rome  pope from 1623 to 1644.       The son of an aristocratic Florentine family …   Universalium

  • Urban VIII — (Maffeo Barberini; r. 1623 1644)    Born in Florence in 1568 to a well to do family of merchants, Maffeo Barberini received a Jesuit education, his ecclesiastic career promoted by his uncle, an apostolic protonotary. He graduated with a degree in …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Urban VIII — (1568–1644)    Pope.    Urban was born Maffeo Barberini in Florence, Italy, and he was educated there and in Pisa. He was created a Cardinal in 1606, consecrated Bishop of Spoleto in 1608, Legate of Bologna in 1617 and he was elected Pope in 1623 …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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  • Pope Urban VIII —     Pope Urban VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Urban VIII     Maffeo Barberini, born at Florence in April, 1568; elected pope, 6 August, 1623; died at Rome, 29 July, 1644.     His father Antonio Barberini, a Florentine nobleman, who died… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Liste der Kardinalskreierungen Urban VIII. — Papst Urban VIII. kreierte im Verlauf seines Pontifikates folgende Kardinäle: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 2. Oktober 1623 2 7. Oktober 1624 3 19. Januar 1626 4 30. August 1627 5 19. November 1629 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glorification of the reign of Urban VIII, Palazzo Barberini, Rome — (1633 1639)    Commissioned by the Barberini from Pietro da Cortona, the Glorification of the Reign of Urban VIII shows Divine Providence commanding Immortality to crown the Barberini escutcheon, composed of bees contained in a laurel wreath held …   Dictionary of Renaissance art


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