Coat of arms of Julius II in the Sistine Chapel. Julius II entered into the "Holy League of 1511". He allied with Ferdinand II and the Venetians against France.In short time,both Henry VIII,King of England (1509–47), and Maximilian I also joined the "Holy League of 1511."His remains, along with those of his uncle, Pope Sixtus IV, were later desecrated during the Sack of Rome in 1527.

Coat of arms of Julius II in the Sistine Chapel (born Giuliano della Rovere). -- d'azzurro, al rovere d'oro con i rami passati in decusse / Azure, a durmast oak Or with the branches put in saltire / d'azur au rouvre d'or les rameaux passés en sautoir.

Know your popes: Julius II https://www.facebook.com/thewaronfanaticism #popes #atheism

Know Your Popes ~ Julius II, poor baby, had syphilis from male prostitutes. What a shame.

Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to sculpt his tomb in 1505. Here, Moses is seated with the Ten Commandments in his right hand. Having just come down from Mt. Sinai to see his followers worshipping the Golden Calf (a false idol), his gaze bores through with a noticeable intensity. The figure's stunning force and fierce expression have made this statue one of the most admired masterpieces in history.

Moses by Michelangelo Statue, 11 Inches

Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to sculpt his tomb in the statue of Moses that the artist created for the tomb is perhaps the most striking porti

Michelangelo's funeral monument to Pope Julius II, featuring Moses, in San Pietro en Vincoli (St Peter in Chains) - Rome, Italy

Michelangelo's funeral monument to Pope Julius II, featuring Moses, in San Pietro en Vincoli (St Peter in Chains) Rome, Italy.

Pope Julius II 888. Montblanc

The collecters of Montblanc expensive pens, both its vintage models and its newer limited editions, will be crazy about its most recent limited edition luxury pen (or should I say luxury jewelry piece?

Bowl with the arms of Pope Julius II and the Manzoli of Bologna, maiolica, workshop of Giovanni Maria Vasaro (Italian), 1508 -- The oak tree beneath the papal keys and tiara, the festoons of acorns, and the shields inscribed "IV II" (for Julius II) associate this object with Pope Julius II della Rovere (r. 1503–12), whose heraldic device was the oak tree. At the lower edge the coat of arms of Melchiorre di Giorgio Manzoli (Bolognese) who was probably the bowl's recipient.

Bowl with the arms of Pope Julius II and the Manzoli of Bologna, maiolica, workshop of Giovanni Maria Vasaro (Italian), 1508

Pope Julius II, Pope from 1503 until 1513, during the very early years of Henry's reign, well before Henry's issues with the Church and Anne Boleyn came into the picture. Julius was responsible for issuing the special dispensation for Henry to marry Catherine of Aragon (needed because she had been previously married to his brother Arthur).

Raphael ~ Portrait of Pope Julius II ~ ~ nicknamed "The Fearsome Pope" and "The Warrior Pope", born Giuliano della Rovere, was Pope from 1 November 1503 to his death in

Titian: "Portrait of Pope Julius II", 1546. (Galleria Palatina(Palazzo Pitti), Florence, Italy) http://www.museumsinflorence.com/musei/palatine_gallery.html

TIZIANO Vecellio Portrait of Pope Julius II Oil on wood, 99 x 82 cm Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

Pope Julius II - Giuliano della Rovere.  Enemy of Rodrigo and Cesare Borgia finally became pope. Responsible for St. Peter's Basilica and a patron of Michelangelo.

Giuliano della Rovere when he was a cardinal with his uncle Francesco della Rovere, Pope Sixtus IV of Sistine Chapel fame.

Michelangelo, Tomb for Pope Julius II (San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome)

Michelangelo's Moses (centre) with Rachel and Leah on his sides, completed in 1515

Diamond Florentine ~this indian diamond gives the brightest yellow light. It is one of the eldest diamonds in the world known from the 14th cent.It belonged to Charles The Bold, Duke of Sfotza, Pope Julius II and Medici. Empress Anne Ioanovna has heard about it and wanted to buy it but Russian treasury was empty.  So Anne sent her jester to Duke Gaston of Medici with a proposal to exchange the diamond on 55 thousand Russian soldiers! He refused. The diamond was inherited by Habsburg Empress.

Diamond Florentine ~this indian diamond gives the brightest yellow light. It is one of the eldest diamonds in the world known from the cent.It belonged to Charles The Bold, Duke of Sfotza, Pope Julius II and Medici. Empress Anne Ioanovna has heard ab

VATICAN GARDENS #Italy #Vatican #Gardens | I'de like to say God designed it but Donato Bramante was the first landscape architect for Pope Julius II

A VISIT TO THE VATICAN GARDENS

Vatican Gardens, Rome, Italy Donato Bramante was the first landscape architect for Pope Julius II

Men of quality are in the wrong to undervalue, as they often do, the practise of a fair and quick hand in writing; for it is no immaterial accomplishment - Quintilian

Montblanc "Pope Julius II" 888 fountain pen - Patron of Art 2005 - new in Collectables

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