Julius II

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Ju·lius II

 (jo͞ol′yəs) Originally Giuliano della Rovere. 1443-1513.
Pope (1503-1513) who enlarged the temporal power of the papacy and was active in military campaigns in Europe. He also ordered the construction of Saint Peter's in Rome and commissioned Michelangelo to decorate the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.

Julius II

(ˈdʒuːljəs; -lɪəs)
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(Biography) original name Guiliano della Rovere. 1443–1513, pope (1503–13). He completed the restoration of the Papal States to the Church, began the building of St Peter's, Rome (1506), and patronized Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante
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Julius II was Giuliano della Rovere, Cardinal of San Pietro ad Vincula, born 1443, died 1513.
She gives a vivid insight on how the Spaniard outfoxed the strong Italian lobby and beat his strong rival Giuliano della Rovere to the papacy with silver and gold.
The shortest papal conclave took place in October 1503 when Giuliano della Rovere was elected as Pope Julius II, succeeding Pope Pius III it took just ten hours.
Lisa Passaglia Beauman investigates della Rovere commissions at Santa Maria del Popolo; Henry Dietrich Fernandez explores the architectural patronage of Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere, later Julius II; and Ian Verstegen discusses Cardinal Giulio Feltre della Rovere.